Laptop with no cd drive

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What happened to disk drives?

Nearly all modern PCs lack disk drives. This is especially true for laptops, which have to make the best use of their space to deliver a truly portable computing experience. Computer manufacturers started to move away from internal drives for a number of reasons, including the fact that people began to access media in other ways, such as downloads and digital streaming.Plus, with external and cloud storage options becoming more affordable, it may not make sense for you to buy a computer with an optical drive for the sole purpose of creating backup files.

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New Laptop without DVD/CD Drive

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Whether you’re a collector of classic PC games or you need to copy old photo files from a disk your mom gave you, it’s likely you’ll need to dust off and insert a disk at some point for use in your PC. With more laptops cutting out this feature altogether, and PC towers making them an optional add-on, it’s a simple hack worth knowing.As media evolves, you’ll see fewer CDs, DVDs, and Blu-rays available, but knowing how to handle them is an essential skill for any smart consumer. That’s especially true for collectors and archivists who may want to access media that’s simply not available as a digital purchase.About the author: Linsey Knerl is a contributing writer for HP® Tech Takes. Linsey is a Midwest-based author, public speaker, and member of the ASJA. She has a passion for helping consumers and small business owners do more with their resources via the latest tech solutions.

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