18. Upgrading and Troubleshooting Storage Devices

Fast Track to Solutions

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Table 18.1 Symptom Table

Signs of Drive Problems

Storage devices such as hard disk drives, SSDs (solid-state drives), flash memory, and optical media are used to store your favorite photos and music, important household and business documents, and your computer or device’s operating system.

When you experience one or more of the following problems, problems with your storage device should be at the top of your list of usual suspects:

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