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Old 07-09-2013, 17:34   #21
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Originally Posted by dwhite53 View Post
My machine is configured with a single, two partition, hard drive. C:\ is for operating system and program installation. Nothing gets saved to the C:\ drive.

D:\ is for all personal data. Everything gets saved to the D:\ drive. I've got D:\ configured with Yadis! to back-up real time to a second hard drive. I periodically (like most, not often enough) do a full imaging of C:\.

Having an OS/program drive and a separate data drive has worked well for me for years.

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D. White
Those are only separate partitions and hence separate logical, not physical drives. If the drive fails you still lose everything on C and D.
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