"We've all had this nightmare. You turn on your functioning
Windows/Linux PC, and all you get is a blank screen, or a message
telling you that certain files are missing, or the kernel has
panicked for some obscure reason. Nothing works, and you need the
data on your machine. Yes, now's the time to whip out that trusty
backup disk, and heave a sigh of relief that all the important
stuff is backed up, right? Well, think again.
"Most people do not back up on a daily, or even a weekly basis.
Some people do not back up at all. Yes, there are uber-geeks with
scripts that back up all their work on an hourly basis to offshore
servers, but in a small business scenario, there are times when you
have to get data off a computer that has crashed..."