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Mac OS® X Lion™ in Depth, Second Edition by Robyn Ness

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30. Using Data Storage Devices

Working with hard drives, CDs, DVDs, and other similar types of storage devices is an important part of using Mac OS X. Files take up space, and knowing how to store and manage your data is an urgent need for creative types, who store large media files, as well as business users, who must maintain large numbers of records.

Using Disks and Discs

This chapter focuses on working with hard drives (also known as disks) and CDs and DVDs (also known as discs). The following bullets provide information about some useful disk- and disc-related tasks:

• You can control whether mounted disk, disc, and volume icons are automatically shown on the desktop using the Finder Preferences window. (Select Finder, Preferences and click ...

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