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Re: [teacherartexchange] External hard drive for backups


From: Shayne Train (strain_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Mar 28 2007 - 13:38:32 PDT

At 03:00 PM 28/03/2007, you wrote:
><?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?> I have an external hard
>drive and use it all the time to back up all the files I have. It
>plugs into my laptop via a usb port and then has to plug into a
>power source. Every month I hook it up and back up everything. I've
>had computers crash before and lost important files. To have more
>space on my laptop I usually delete the files I have backed up if I
>don't need them on a daily basis or if they are older than a year.
>Hopefully the external hard drive won't crash. Maybe I need a backup
>for the backup?? :-)
>But kidding aside I think it's the only way to go.

My family gave me an external hard drive for mother's day! Best gift
ever (I sound like my kids). Mine's an Adeptec and works well. I also
burn DVD's of really important stuff like the family pictures, lesson
plans, etc. as added protection.


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