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It cost some money to set up - around four or five hundred pounds IIRC - but as far as work goes it's pretty much automatic. With the exception of swapping USB drives, it's all scheduled software, so I don't have to do anything - or even notice. Which was the whole point - if you have to do something, than the temptation is to not do it because you are busy and it doesn't matter this time. And that's when it all bites you in the ass of course! Laugh | :laugh:

It's probably overkill, but I've had problems with inadequate backups before - which is why I do test restores from time to time, you'd be surprised how many times people think backups have worked when the media has failed or something. I bought the NAS (it's an Acer Aspire Easy store) and populated it myself (so that the individual HDDs aren't from the same batch, or indeed manufacturer) because it's almost silent, and stays cool - and it's on 24/7 barring power cuts because on / off is when electronics are most likely to fail.

Backups are expensive, yes - but the really expensive backup is the one you didn't do...
Bad command or file name. Bad, bad command! Sit! Stay! Staaaay...

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