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Computer Basics Absolute Beginner’s Guide, Windows 10 Edition, Eighth Edition by Michael Miller

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10. Adding Storage and Backup

Most desktop and traditional notebook computers these days come with a fairly large amount of internal hard disk storage, anywhere from 500GB (for a basic notebook) up to 6TB (that’s 6 terabytes—one of which is equivalent to 1000 gigabytes) or more. That’s plenty of storage for most people, even if you download a lot of music and videos or store a ton of digital photos.

Some smaller notebook PCs don’t have that much internal storage, however, because they don’t have hard drives. These lightweight computers use solid-state flash storage that typically provides anywhere from 32GB to 256GB storage ...

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