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Re: [teacherartexchange] External hard drive for backups

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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.
>Renee

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.

Shayne

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