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Should I back up my hard drive?

YES!, Even tho you have not had any problems with your hard drive there are alot of things that can cause the drive to crash. A Spike in the power grid (lighting, low power drop outs, static, power strips instead of spike strips ) the list can go on, but for now we will deal with just the info on backing up your drive.......

The cost of having your hard drives data recovered is mind blowing. The price can be as little as 400.00 and go all the way into the thousands of dollors as the quote I as a few data recovery companys. here is what I gave them so that YOU know what you are in for when it comes to data recovery a western digital hard drive internal with 500GB you can figure out that it will cost a perosn from 700.00 to 2400.00 this is just to recover pictures, videos,music files Anyone who doesn't make backups is asking for problems and loss. So make sure you take the time to back up your drives important files onto dvdrw or a external drive that you are JUST going to use to back up those things you dont want to lose and then take the drive off your system and put it away. A standard way of doing things is to backup your drive once a week making sure that you do not transfew any virus programs to your backup drive SCAN SCAN SCAN

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