Preventive measures: Creating a Lion boot drive


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Preventive measures: Creating a Lion boot drive

As they say, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure and no truer words were spoken when speaking of preventing the bad thing from happening to your Mac. While I hate to be the voice of gloom and doom, the bad thing will eventually happen. A hard drive will die, a rambunctious pet will knock your laptop off a counter, or you will spill a fizzy libation into the guts of your computer. Now, while you can't prevent the bad thing from happening, you can be prepared so that when it does you have some recourse.

The primary thing to keep in mind is that you must backup your data. Use Time Machine, make an additional backup, store your backups offline, upload the most important files to an online backup server. It doesn't matter how you do it, but you must have a backup. That way when the bad thing happens, you don't lose your precious data. Some of which, your photos for example, you can never ever recover. Now, let's talk about some recovery tools. First of all, we are ...

Preventive measures: Creating a Lion boot drive
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Preventive measures: Creating a Lion boot drive provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X Lion Essential Training

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