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hard disk

a computer data storage medium that consists of a rigid disk with an electromagnetic coating allowing information to be transcribed onto and from it. Permanently mounted in a dust-proof container, a hard disk has a storage capacity many times that of a diskette. Also called hard drive. Compare diskette.
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I usually upgrade computers because they have become too slow or restricted in RAM or hard disk space, but back then, reliable disk compression utilities were not available.
Data is not kept on computer hard disks and is erased from those hard disks in a special way if it is ever stored there even on a temporary basis.
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Like hard disk drives, magnetic tape is inherently rewritable, making data authentication difficult and forestalling acceptance by key regulatory agencies.
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Micro hard disks will be advantageous in the 4GB-above market in the next three years.
com: Virtual tape is the use of a special storage device that manages less-frequently needed data so that it appears to be stored entirely on tape cartridges when some parts of it may actually be located in faster, hard disk storage.
For example, if the laptop is snatched and the piercing alarm is sounded, the surprised thief probably will drop the computer, damaging the hard disk and making the data inaccessible.