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Author: Kurtv Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 10363  
Subject: Re: Don't forget to backup your files Date: 6/21/2001 7:15 PM
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KennyO had some very good things to say about backing up your data. I alternate my back ups between two sets of floppy disks every week or two. I also every month or two back up to a CD-R all my personal data. This is a very good way to save and transport your files to another computer should the need arrise.
Most recently I installed an ethernet network linking our two computers.
Now I can also just drag and drop each others files to the others hard drive for easy and quick back up. However I wouldn't dream of trusting just this without the CD and floppies.
As for keeping a set of disks at another location, I hadn't thought of that. Sounds reasonable to me.
As for the Norton Disk Doctor, I had a miserable experience with Norton System Works. Numerous crashes and screen freezes. I finally removed the whole program and reinstalled just the anti-virus software which I like very much.

Kurt




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