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Backing up data without tapes

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Use that CD-RW drive for something useful!
One additional concern is that the cheap CD-Rs may not last as long as the more expensive ones. What I plan to do is use a more expensive CD-R occasionally so that even if the cheap ones fail or only last a year I will still have a backup. Each brand of CD-R uses different chemical compounds for the CD for patent reasons so I would recommend that you use different brands for your backup. That way if one brand degrades faster than it should you will still have your backups.
 read more | mail this link | score:3253 | -Ray, November 24, 2000 (Updated: January 1, 2003)
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