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Entries from January 2010

Hard Drive Prep for Backups

January 11th, 2010 · No Comments

It seems that I hit a bit of a nerve with the last posting about optical media and its tendency to fail. I thought I would write a few lines on how to prepare an external hard drive for backups to ensure that your data has a good chance of keeping it whole. One friend […]

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How Are Your Backups?

January 10th, 2010 · 6 Comments

I have a large photo collection which I make a point of backing up whenever I add new photos to the collection. I use Retrospect, an excellent backup program that I have used for many years, and I was backing up initially to CDs and for the last few years DVD+R. I started doing backups […]

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