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We all want easy solutions to our internet and computer security. The easiest thing you can do to ensure that you don't lose all of your precious computer data is as old as computers themselves - make a backup copy. This is just a common sense, but so few people take a few minutes each month to back up their computer. Some viruses and Trojan horse programs will erase or corrupt files on your hard drive, and a recent backup may be the only way to recover your data and ensure data security. Additionally, if you have a power failure or surge and your surge protector fails, your hard drive make be fried and everything lost. Do yourself a favor, back up those files and maintain your information security!