memory sticks

  jarani 13:59 25 Sep 06
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i need to come off my long suffering floppies and i am considering their replacement with the memory sticks

reliability is paramount - what should i be looking for ? there is a great variation in price online from £12 to £60 for a 1GB item

i want to keep the work off the computer hdd for security and mobility

any advice would be much appreciated - jarani

  recap 14:24 25 Sep 06

Virtually all USB drives these days are reliable. I have seen 1Gb drives for as little as £30, it is a buyers market, so look around to find the best you can for a fair price.

If you click here and click here you should get good examples of some of the best USB drives.

Remember though, just using one back up is really not best practice. You should also make a second back up of your most important data.

  jarani 15:08 25 Sep 06

are these acceptable ? they seem to be vey good value - jarani
click here
click here

  wee eddie 17:44 25 Sep 06

click here

The price seemed quite reasonable and their delivery system has never let me down yet.

  1minute 17:52 25 Sep 06

Just bought a 512MB Kingston USB Data traveler @ £11.76 from click here

  Jackcoms 21:14 25 Sep 06

I always use Kingston memory sticks.

IMHO they are the dog's dangle bits of memory sticks. ;-))

  Jackcoms 21:15 25 Sep 06

or even 'dangly' bits

  jarani 22:50 25 Sep 06

jackcoms - i got the picture, but looking at the options they have different facilities at greatly different prices - which spec do i need for adequate quality - they all carry a 5 year guarantee - jarani

  Widows Son 23:26 25 Sep 06

click here

I've bought from them several times with no problems - never a usb drve though

  Jackcoms 07:36 26 Sep 06

"which spec do i need for adequate quality"

Like 1minute I use the Kingston DataTraveller II range.

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