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It's quite disturbing how hot hard drives can get, and surprising how often they aren't cooled properly, even though manufacturers state that proper cooling is the best way to prevent failure. If you don't want your data to go AWOL, back up regularly on to a different system or a web-based email account, and put any hard drives in a 5 1/4" fan-cooled caddy.

 is a RISC OS Userrpozz on 25/6/05 2:13AM
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