Saturday, February 13, 2010

Toasted Hard Drive

Yep, it looks like the hard drive is toast, so it's going to be a while until I'm back up and running. I'm going to buy a new hard drive, install it, put on the basic software, then slave the old hard drive to it and see if I can pull off any of my data. My address book, eight years of digital photos, my 2/3rds finished Great American Novel, bizillions of e-mails and e-mail addresses.

And let's ask again: Who's really, really learned her lesson about regular back ups?

Sure as hell hope it's me.

5 comments:

Iron Needles said...

Seriously? Good luck!

KC said...

I just did a back-up. Thanks for reminding me. Sorry for your trouble but hope you can get it all back.

jan said...

I hear you! We have had 2 or 3 hard-drive mis-haps, but we have always been able to find (pay) someone that could copy off the photos. The other day, I was looking through all those photos and integrating them into the current ones. Now, that I have eleventy billion photos, I do try to back up to an external drive. But since we don't have enough USB ports, sometimes it is weeks and weeks between back ups. I really need to do better!

Kate said...

If you owned a Mac this wouldn't happen. Just sayin....

Wunx~ said...

Thanks for the sympathy to three of you ladies. And to Kate: look at nice, sweet KC, she has a Mac, is she taunting me? Huh? Huh?