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External Storage/Backup

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We routinely use two computers, and I want to provide external back-up for both. It seems the most cost effective would be a shared unit, such as Maxtor Shared Storage, and run backup software (Norton Ghost?).

Much less cost effective is to have external storage specifically designed for backing up, such as Maxtor One Touch. That gets a little pricey to have a Maxtor One Touch for each computer. :help: What, though, am I losing if I use Shared Storage? I'm obviously gaining a fair amount of change in the pocket. :blink:

Are there other solutions? :whistling:

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This link will get you a good overview of options: http://forums.pcper....ad.php?t=325010
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What do you need to backup? The answers depend on that. If you just want to backup certain folders of your data and not the whole system, you can use a USB or firewire external disk and just copy the files over.
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