Finding the Right Backup Drive

Posted on Wednesday, Nov 07 2007 @ 04:50 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Here are some easy steps to follow when choosing an external drive to use for backing up your data.
While it may not seem like an important task to some casual computer users, the rest of us feel that making proper backups of important files and computer settings can be a critical, absolutely essential matter of binary life and death. The whole process of backing data up has several key elements, and one of those elements is finding the right backup hard drive.

Most people will select an external hard drive for their backups. External drives allow saved data to be stored away from the computer, perhaps in a location safe from fire, flood, theft, etc. External drives also allow data to be safely and easily moved from one computer to another, and several computers can be backed up onto a single external drive..
Read on over at DigitalTrends.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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