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Power Drive

Maxed out your storage space? Let an upgrade put a little more strength into your computer.

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Next to watching your PC's processor quickly become obsolete, the most puzzling experience in computing is trying to figure out where your PC's storage space went. When you first got the computer, you didn't think you'd ever fill its jumbo drive--until you started updating your software and your operating system.

Invariably, newer versions of the same old programs chew through hard-disk space like locusts after a seven-year sleep--with the Windows operating system in the lead. Now we have the Internet, which makes it all too easy for us to binge on data.

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