by Gabe Goldberg

The best disaster is the one that doesn’t happen. Next best is one that doesn’t matter, because it was anticipated. Worse than that are events that require some recovery time, and worst of all are … well, real disasters.

The most common computer-related advice used to be backup, backup, backup (your data). And when DID you last backup your hard drive? But these days, that advice is equaled by urgent reminders to keep your computer and applications updated and patched against viruses, spyware, and the like.
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How Can I Protect My PC From Power Problems?

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The best way to protect your computer against damage and data loss due to power outages is to invest in a USB — an uninterruptible power supply – which is basically a battery that will kick in if the power goes out, and also alert you to problem.

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