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Old 24 June 2009, 14:21   #21
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Ta for help, most of D drive was back up files done auto weekly so removed most and now have 5 gb free
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Ta for help, most of D drive was back up files done auto weekly so removed most and now have 5 gb free
probably not the best place to keep your backups - what happens if the laptop is stolen, lost in a fire, or the hard disk completely fails (I am guessing you have a single physical disk that is partitioned into 2). Or even if the C drive fails (or the screen/motherboard etc) and you really need a file NOW then it will be a PITA wheras with an external backup its just an inconvenience.
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If the lap top is mostly used for internet browsing, there's probably little need to back up so regularly.

As noted above, you should always back up to a remote device - the one I pointed you to at Amazon is a good solution and can be used for backing up other computers you have too.
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