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  [Aroid-l] Flash Memory Sticks
From: ted.held at us.henkel.com (ted.held at us.henkel.com) on 2008.07.02 at 13:02:20(18045)
A comment on Peter's saving things on flash memory sticks:

These are nice to be sure. But be aware that they are not reliable for
keeping things for the long term. I don't know the mechanism, but
sometimes you'll find that your files have been corrupted and the images
or other files not retrievable. Or 75% are gone and 25% are seemingly OK.
I know this has happened to me, so just make sure you have some other
record you can get to in case one of these gizmos punks out on you. Best
is a backup system. Or CDs. Or maybe one of these cool internet storage

Somebody else on the list must be more knowledgeable about this than I am.
Please advise.


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