What is external hard drive? - Definition from WhatIs.com


external hard drive

Part of the Personal computing glossary:

An external hard drive is a portable storage device that can be attached to a computer through a USB or FireWire connection, or wirelessly. External hard drives typically have high storage capacities and are often used to back up computers or serve as a network drive

This was last updated in October 2012
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