An external hard drive is a very convenient medium for storing information, combining mobility and the ability to store large amounts of data. Currently, there are many models of these devices on the market that differ in form factor, memory size, file system type and some other parameters. That is why many users who decide to purchase this type of media, encounter difficulties associated with the fact that they are at a loss with its choice.
External hard drive: how to choose a form factor
External hard drives available on the market are subdivided into two types according to their form factor: 2.5 inches or 3.5 inches. Winchesters with a size of 2.5 inches are more compact to use and have not only a small size, but also a miniature weight. Continue reading
In order for us to be able to boot the laptop from a flash drive, disk, or other media, the so-called hot keys were invented, allowing you to get into the boot menu bypassing the BIOS settings.
I will give an example of how to get into such a boot menu on various laptop models. We reboot the laptop and, depending on your model, at the time of the start of loading, press the corresponding hot key. On my Asus laptop, this is the ESC key. Continue reading