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Backup question If I back up the files from my computer to the Acomdata, can I then erase what was on my computer whithout worrying that the next time I do a backup that this will not erase what was on the Acomdata hard drive.? If this would erase it, what can I do to make sure I keep it on my external drive? thank you

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Once you save the data on the external drive it will stay there until you delete it from the external drive. I personally run (2) 1 terabyte external drives and I save My data on 2 separate drives. I have had them fail in the past. This is the only way to ensure you will always have a good copy no matter what. At the time I had only 1 500gb external hard drive and it was nearly full. I bumped it when it was running and lost every thing I had! With the low cost of external drives I recommend buying two of what ever capacity you require and making redundant backups, this will assure you your data will be safe. If you have any other questions feel fre to contact me at geokohler@gmail.com Send me your number and I will call you for free. I do this for a hobby just to help people. Please take the time to rate this fixya for me and I will assist you with any problem you have. Thank You,
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