10 tips in 10 minutes: Disaster recovery

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It can be a natural disaster, or just an unexpected hardware failure. No matter. Protecting your company's data is one

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of the most important aspects of your job. Your data must exist in more than one place, and you must be familiar with methods to recover the data in case of a catastrophe. We've gathered a collection of 10 tips that will help you recover data when you face any of a number of worst-case scenarios.

10 tips in 10 minutes: Disaster Recovery

 Tip 1: Automated System Recovery remedies corrupted registry
 Tip 2: Ultimate boot CD packs in recovery, repair utilities
 Tip 3: Disk imaging for disaster recovery
 Tip 4: Recovery programs fix OS mistakes
 Tip 5: WinXP, Windows Server 2003 volume shadow copy service
 Tip 6: Restore and recover with Windows 2000
 Tip 7: Disaster recovery for SBS
 Tip 8: Best Practices: Desktop disaster recovery
 Tip 9: Bare metal restore via Automated System Recovery
 Tip 10: What to do when your hard drive fails

This was first published in December 2005

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