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PC Viruses pp 265-273 | Cite as

Action Plans

  • Alan Solomon
Chapter

Abstract

The advice that I give people is to make a backup. This isn’t an anti-virus precaution at all. It’s just that when I look at most people’s systems, they don’t have an adequate backup, and you are much more likely to lose data from a hardware failure, a software crash or from “user error” than from a virus. I have seen too many people lose too much data that is too important. So if you, or your users, have some spare energy, put it into making a good, reliable, restorable backup.

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© S&S International Limited 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan Solomon
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  1. 1.S&S International LimitedBerkhamsted, HertfordshireUK

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