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|Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:02 am Post subject: Storage media
|Storage keeps data, information and instructions for use in the future. All computers use storage to keep the software that makes the hardware work.
As a user you store a variety of data and information on your computer or on storage media. Storage media are the physical materials on which data, information and instructions are kept. When a user saves information or data to a storage medium he or she is storing a file, and this process is called writing.
When the file is opened the process is called reading. Common storage media are:
Hard Drive: This storage medium which looks like the one below, is a hard drive. This medium comes with the computer and is always inside the computer.
It stores all the programs that the computer needs to work. In addition users store their data and information on the hard drive.
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