Digitized Files: How Much Hard Drive Space Do They Take Up?

So you’ve gone paperless and are now storing all your documents on your hard drive. Great! By doing so, you’ve likely freed up tons of space in your office by eliminating the need for paper storage. Just because the papers don’t take up physical space, however, doesn’t mean they aren’t taking space on your hard drive. Hard drives have memory capacities, so it’s good to know what kinds of files are filling your storage.

5 Tips for Clearing Up Space on Your Hard Drive

Free up memory on your hard drive: sort through large files; delete duplicate files or old drafts; edit your photo library; and archive non-essential files.

Ensuring Your Data Stays Safe

Through online services and external hard drives, you should back up your virtual files on a regular basis.