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Organizing Photos and Documents on computer

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Re: Organizing Photos and Documents on computer

Posted: 8 Sep 2012 12:22PM GMT
Classification: Query
Genealogy aside, please buy an external drive anyway. I am speaking from experience. As an IT consultant, friends often come to me when their computers have died or have viruses/malware. The first thing they ask me is if I can save their photos. Most of the time it's not a problem, but when a drive fails, there isn't much I can do that isn't going to cost them a lot of money. Restoration and retrieval of data off of a failed drive costs thousands of dollars. An external harddrive at best buy is under $100. SO please buy a drive and keep a second copy of your picture on it also. I personally have 2 small drives I keep my backups on, but I live in Louisiana and Hurricane aren't very nice to pictures.

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1981val 10 Jun 2012 8:39PM GMT 
RichardPeters... 17 Jun 2012 6:35PM GMT 
Rayburn Clipp... 8 Sep 2012 6:22PM GMT 
Janet_Parmer 16 May 2013 7:45PM GMT 
2101bob 4 Oct 2012 10:42AM GMT 
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