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A Tale of Disk Crashing Woe, and the Utilities That Saved Me
Matt Wood | Oct 18 2007
Apologies if I'm a little cranky, but I've suffered two hard drive crashes in as many weeks, and while I was able to recover somewhat gracefully, the aggravation of watching plodding status bars for hours on end while I wait for my data to load has been unbearable. Fortunately, my wife has employed Bobby Knight-proof safety features in our home office and chained everything to the desk, or else I would have chucked it all out the window.
But since I'm finally back online, I wanted to give a tip of the binder clip to three little programs that saved my bacon during these past two weeks, one crowd favorite and two lowly OS X utilities:
I had been planning to write a post wondering aloud as to why so many of you try to keep multiple machines in sync, but being stuck with one bare bones Mini and a dying MacBook Pro knocked some sense into me. The word of the day is redundancy, kids. I learned my lesson.
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