Explore the different types of storage available on a PC and about classifying storage types based on location, capacity, and details about storage.
- [Narrator] The PC hosts a rich variety…of storage media.…It's all combined under the umbrella…of mass storage,…but not every storage device is the same.…In this movie I cover other storage devices and types.…How they're described,…how they work at the basic level…and how they fit into the big picture…of PC storage.…The basic description of a storage device in Windows…involves three types.…Whether or not the storage is primary,…internal or external which is also known…as fixed or removable…and local or networked.…
All PCs have one primary mass storage device,…an internal hard drive…or a solid state drive known as Drive C.…This is also the Windows boot drive…from which the operating system is loaded.…The primary drive is home…not only to Windows but all your programs and files…and any other storage in the system is secondary.…In theory you could put your programs…and files on that other storage…but very few people do.…The next storage classification…is internal or external.…
The primary hard drive is internal storage,…
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- Recall which tab to select to see additional details about files and folders.
- Determine the hierarchy of folders.
- Explain how to create a shortcut on your desktop.
- Summarize the steps taken to add files from a folder to the Documents library.
- Recognize the benefits of file compression.
- List three common storage device formats.
Skill Level Beginner
1. Understand File Basics
2. Organize Projects
3. Control Mass Storage
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