I can’t bring myself to delete The Orange Box

You need to create a 500 GB hard drive image and transport the image to another computer. Which of these would be the best choice for storing this image?

A) Dual-layer Blu-ray disc

B) Tape drive

C) External hard drive

D) Floppy disk drive

E) SD flash memory card

F) This would have been easier if you had cleaned up your Steam account

The answer: C) External hard drive

An external hard drive provides the storage space and portability to successfully move a large drive image from one computer to another.

It’s very common to image licensed Windows installations within an enterprise and deploy them from network servers or standalone images. You should always follow all licensing requirements when moving Windows licenses between devices.

Want to know more? Watch “An Overview of Storage Devices.”

Your computer has many options for the storage and retrieval of your important files. In this video, you’ll learn about the most popular options for PC storage.