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  1. So, this morning I turned on my computer and my custom desktop was gone. XP went thru all the motions like it does for the first time booting up after a fresh install. The background with the green rolling terrain, blue sky, and clouds was there and it wanted me to take a Tour and so on. Naturally I assumed MicroSloth had bypassed my Do Not Update setting and was doing unauthorized things. When it got all done messing things up I told my comp to do a system restore to Friday. It went thru all the motions of that and upon reboot just kept going to BSOD and re-rebooting. Even when I selected Safe Mode. My last full hard drive clone backup was July 18, 2016 and my last My Documents one was August 18, 2016. I pulled out the borked drive and cloned the backup onto another drive. Booted up just fine. I went into Astra32 to check the health of the hard drive and it said: Overheating. I quickly shutdown and checked the fan in the mobile rack bay and sure enough it would barely turn. So, I yanked that bay out and put in a new one with a good fan. And just for extra protection I mounted a case fan on the underside of it. I added a second bay and did the same for it. So, now that I'm back running with only 1 month's data loss from the failed drive, I also set up Karen's Replicator to make a daily copy of My Documents onto the 2nd hard drive. I should've had that going all along, but I'd gotten complacent since everything had been fine for a long time. My loss of a month's data isn't total. Fortunately all the Shoppes topics I've been creating are on my separate game computer and were transferred to this one via a flash drive. So, I still have my creations in two other places. What I did lose are mods I'd downloaded to play with later and all my new bookmarks over the past month. Now having the 2nd drive and Karen on the job, I should be better prepared for next time. How about you? Do you have a contingency plan for a total hard drive failure?
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