Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/07/20

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Subject: [Leica] Consensus on external hard drives
From: don.dory at (Don Dory)
Date: Thu Jul 20 15:42:59 2006
References: <> <000901c6ac4b$69db6b30$6101a8c0@jimnichols>

The thought of changed operating systems has concerned me as well.  When the
evil empire formally upgrades OS whenever then I will look at Mac and the
deadly nightshade to see what makes sense.  The current machine will
probably then be used as the public interface with no network connection to
the other machines.


On 7/20/06, Jim Nichols <> wrote:
> Don,
> I haven't gone to the large drives, but I use an 80GB Western Digital
> external drive in essentially the manner you propose.  I store images and
> document backups on it and keep it powered down when not in actual
> use.  It
> works fine for me.
> Because I got caught with unreadable backups when I upgraded from Win98 to
> XP, I now use a "Copy/Paste" backup routine that takes about 10 minutes
> each
> Saturday morning.
> Jim Nichols
> Tullahoma, TN USA
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