Removable disk

Alternatively referred to as removable storage or removable media, a removable disk is media that enables a user to move data between computers without having to open their computer. Below are common examples removable disks:

Note: Although hard drives that connect to a computers USB port also allow you to move data between computers, they are referred to as an external drive and not a removable disk.

Also see: Floppy drive terms, Removable hard drive, Tape drive terms