Four. Preserving Your Photos Forever


Back Up Your Junk

Undoubtedly, someone has advised you to back up your computer. If it hasn’t been suggested by someone who cares about your well-being and sanity, then you probably read about it in an advice column, in a magazine, or on a Web site or blog, or you heard about it on a news program. Worse, it was suggested to you the last time one of your hard drives fizzled like bacon on a griddle and you lost everything.


Fried hard drives are bad for your health.

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