Chapter 42. Replacing, Upgrading, or Adding a Drive

Although there are many different types of drives, with various purposes and wide-ranging capacities, most of them fall into one of three basic categories of connection to the system regardless of whether they store a lot of important data or simply play your favorite Phish CD.

Yet for some reason, people often face the idea of adding or replacing a hard drive with the same eagerness they would a tax audit or a cleaning out an overstuffed garage. It just seems as if it would involve a lot of detail work.

However, that phenomenon usually only lasts until the first time you successfully install and configure a drive yourself. Then you wonder what all the fuss was about. This is great because then ...

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