In article<firstname.lastname@example.org>, Ken Blake<Ken@invalid.news.com> wrote: > >Your information is good. Years ago I learned the hard way to keep all > >my data on a portable HDD, and back up regularly. > > Why do you want it on a portable HD? I don't agree with that. All it > does is slow down access to it. nonsense. many portable hds are *faster* than desktop hds.