Subject: Re: A simple way to transfer photos from your phone to Windows without installing anything on either
On Wed, 28 Feb 2018 13:20:22 -0800, ultred ragnusen<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Ken Blake<Ken@invalid.news.com> wrote:
>>>The biggest problem with backup is that I have been burned by backing up to
>>>HDD, which are sort of like having a battery backup to a battery, where
>>>both suffer the same failings under the same conditions.
>> Were you burned by having backed up to an *internal* HD? As far as I'm
>> concerned, that's better than no backup at all, but just barely.
>I have never backed up to an /internal/ HDD, where I've been burned aplenty
>by backing up to strange media (e.g., ZIP drives of the past) and to
>removable media (e.g., USB sticks and USB drives) which tend to corrupt
>themselves on Windows if you simply look at them askance.
If you say so. But I've done this on multiple computers in many
versions of Windows for many years, and I've never had a single
problem with my backups. If you have, I think it's very likely that
the reason is that you're doing something very much wrong.