Monday, August 15, 2011
With increased electrical usage and storms power outages are more common. Make sure that you have a surge protector (not just a power strip) where your devices are plugged in. Surge protectors which have built in battery backups are expensive, but a worthwhile investment.
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Make sure that you have enough space around your computer equipment to allow for proper circulation and cooling. This is especially true during the hot summer months, overheating is a common cause of drive failure when the weather heats up.