Aug 25, 2008

always back up your data

At about 11:45 this morning, my school MacBook shut down unexpectedly. Warily, I tried to boot it up. Nothing but an ominous clicking noise.

Apparently MacBooks had a hard drive problem that Apple knew about. Our tech staff warned us that they'd had to replace a few dozen hard drives, but that was months ago, when they were first issued. I thought I was out of the woods.

Good thing I had done my major backups early this summer.

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