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Compressing Files

We had to deal with small storage devices for years. Most people don’t remember when we were limited to hard drive space. My first hard drive was 80 MB and I had to save forever, it cost me almost $300.00. But I was the talk of our computer circles. Everyone wanted to see my new drive; they could not believe when they saw the 80 MB on the label. Since many people were limited we had to conserve what little space people had. This was done by compressing most file sizes. The first program I remember that did this was … Continue reading

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