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Maxtor OneTouch4- Can I back up 2 PC's

by kevinkrueckemeier / March 24, 2008 3:57 PM PDT

Can I use this external drives software to auto back up two laptops?

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Given the right software, yes.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 24, 2008 9:19 PM PDT

Look up ACRONIS.

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And no. Why?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 24, 2008 9:21 PM PDT

There is one other problem here. That's not a proper backup but a "good copy." Backup systems include multiple copies on media that is keep away from the site. That is, when you backup to Media item 1, there is a media item 2 that is not attached to the computer and should be far away. Otherwise you could be destroying what was on media 1 and therefore had no backup.

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