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Back-up Your Solid-State Hard Drive!

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I was recently assigned a new Samsung Notebook Series 9 and was excited to hear the new system had a 128 GB Solid-State Drive (SSD). I have heard about these new drives for the last couple years, and was looking forward to the fast data transfers the devices provide. However, the tech who handed off the device offered some sobering news. He explained that data would be nearly impossible to restore if the drive ever failed. Unlike hard disk drives, this new solid state drive has no moving parts and I thought my data was going to be safe; however, that is not the case. SSDs have higher vulnerability abrupt power loss, magnetic fields and electric charges compared to normal...

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