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Back it up with a backup drive.

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This story appears in the March 1999 issue of Business Start-Ups magazine.

You're working at your computer when you hear thunder pounding above and see lightning flashing outside your window. Normally Mother Nature doesn't faze you all that much, but that's usually when you don't have a huge project due to your biggest client the next day. Suddenly your computer screen goes blank. As shock sets in, you panic, hoping and praying your whole system hasn't crashed. When the power finally comes back up, you find out your prayers have been ignored. Your worst nightmare has become reality--your whole project is lost.

How do you prevent something like this from happening? By backing up your information on a disk. But since your regular floppies don't hold that much information, a high-capacity floppy drive is what you need. Store up to 250MB of information on these disks, and you'll never lose your precious data again.

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