A lesson learned...

A lesson learned...

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    M just getting back to my gun forums the laptop crashed real bad... blue screen and the "Unrecoverable windows error" message in VISTA.

    What happened.... I was doing a manual defrag with the machine plugged in to the network N windows did a update and reboot, and that trashed the HD real bad.

    Fortunately I had a full backup (3 DVD's) from a previous month but lost every thing in the interim. The good news is I found a free on-line program that can recover files, including the ones off the digital camera, so my Knob Creek photos were salvaged, all 197 of them.

    I still don't have my main laptop back and m using my older one but the lesson here is back up your files any time you make a change!!! with the new 8 gig thumbnails, and 160 USB portable drives there is no excuse!!!
    "The sword dose not cause the murder, and the maker of the sword dose not bear sin" Rabbi Solomon ben Isaac 11th century

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    I just had to rebuild my Vista box this week, It kept locking up but I was able to backup everything before the Vista reload.

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    Hmm...I think you missed the real lesson. You got a tip in lesson's clothing.

    The real lesson is to not keep anything you're not worried about losing on a winblows box.
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