Eugene Bartley wanted to know if his files would eventually disappear from a cloud-based backup service.
Porcupins asked the Antivirus & Security Software forum if encryption standards like AES really make your data secure.
Mike Bell asked if he should shut down his hard drive when he doesn't need it. "Will that constant powering up [and down] add wear and tear…?"
When Carlene Primus' laptop fell and cracked its screen, someone wanted to charge her $1,200 for the repair. She asked about cheaper alternatives.
In a previous article, I briefly explained why you shouldn't back up to a second internal drive. Mike Bell wanted a more detailed explanation.
Janisum asked the Music & Video Software forum about acquiring songs for an iPod without spending money.
Interronator is paying Time Warner for 20mbps Internet service, but is only getting about .7 (note the decimal point).
The answer I gave Richard Wiringa in my September 10 post is already out of date. Here's a new one.
Brainout asked the Hard Drives, NAS Drives, Storage forum to explain some of the words used to describe hard drives and storage.
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