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Windows 8 Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Paul Sanna

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16. Storing Files on Drives, Disks, and the Cloud

In This Chapter

• Working with External Hard Drives

• Learning About the New Microsoft SkyDrive

• Burning DVDs

• Learning Some Backup Strategies

• Using the New File History Backup Program

It’s amazing how much content, files, and data users have access to today. It’s not a big deal for beginning users to add a 1TB drive to their computer to store photos. These users sleep soundly at night because all their data is backed up to the Cloud, as well as to another drive with 5TB of storage to back up a few other computers in the home. With all this potential data and storage, it’s important to understand your options for storing files, as well as how to work with the options you choose. This chapter ...

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