Flash Drives

  bluto1 21:58 09 May 09
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I've backed up my D drive on 2 x 8 GB drives, and my partitioned C drive (only XP Pro SP3 on board).
I know that this is cheaper than an External Hard Drive, but, is it as good?

  bluto1 22:00 09 May 09

The total number of flash drives is 3. Hope I've not confused everything.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:58 09 May 09

No
there is a finite number of write process to a flash drive and they are nowhere near as reiable as and external drive.

you should always backup to two different media sources.

i.e. external drive and DVDs.

  bluto1 09:48 10 May 09

Thanks for the info, just what I needed. Resolved

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