PC Hardware

High Capacity Disk Drives

This tutorial look at disk drives, moving on to more advanced technologies. The lessons in this tutorial cover CD-ROM drives, newer and larger hard disk drives, and Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) drives.

About This Tutorial

This tutorial picks up where the previous tutorial left off; we continue our look at disk drives, moving on to more advanced technologies. The lessons in this tutorial cover CD-ROM drives, newer and larger hard disk drives, and Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) drives.

Lesson 1: CD-ROM Drives

The CD-ROM (compact disc read-only memory) is a technology taken directly from the audio world that has become standard equipment for computers. This lesson covers the basics of installing and using CD-ROM drives.

After this lesson, you will be able to:
  • Define the advantages of using CD-ROMs.
  • Install and operate a CD-ROM drive.

Estimated lesson time: 30 minutes


Before You Begin

Before starting this tutorial, you should review Tutorial 8, "Basic Disk Drives."

by BrainBellupdated
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