The CD/DVD Rom may not be too much of an issue with programs like SugarSync to transfer files etc, however one still needs CD's or DVD's for loading some (not all) software, and can still be important for recovery in disk crash circumstances.
Originally Posted by srl7741
Love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful, and optimistic. And we will change the world. - Jack Layton (1950-2011)
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