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mochamage
Life smacked me between the eyes

Sigh.  It happened.  My drive died.  The big one.  The storage one.  The one that had all things Neverwinter on it.  It... just... died.  Yeah, I know, in this day and age, we're supposed to have backups, whether on disk or in the cloud.  Truth, I just couldn't afford it.  At the moment.  Same reason I'm not online (uh... speaking of my place of residence) at the moment.  I do what I need to at Starbucks or where ever.  Now a veeeery tediously slow process of rebuilding.  Sigh.  Anyone ever notice how many gigs of downloading it takes to collect Neverwinter? 

CRAP.

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rjshae

Well that's a bummer.

I use a flash drive to back up my critical files, in addition to using a spare drive for regular backups. That way if my place goes up, I have a copy in my pocket. For what they can store, flash drives are pretty cheap. You can get a 32gb flash drive for $13.

I suppose one could use a cloud backup instead, but that technology doesn't seem quite reliable yet.

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Tchos

I like what little online backup I have, but if I had to pay a monthly fee for as much online storage as my drives can hold, it would be cheaper to buy a new hard drive.  I use optical backup when I can get to it, but I have to break it up into 24GB chunks, so I don't do it as much as I should.

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