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Windows® 8.1 Inside Out by Tony Northrup

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Chapter 12. Managing storage

Storage is the most important part of your PC. Storage is all the data you hold dear—your documents, pictures, and videos, plus the drives that they’re stored on. Most PC users never need to worry about their storage because the drive their PC came with is good enough for them and they aren’t worried about data security.

For the rest of us, this chapter shows how to take advantage of Storage Spaces, allowing you to easily and cheaply expand your storage however you see fit. This chapter also discusses BitLocker, which encrypts entire drives and can help to protect you from rootkits, a type of malware that might watch your every move without being detected by tools ...

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