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Our home PC is in a seriously bad way. I used to email myself little reminders from home to work and vice versa. Now I have to write things on a bit of paper which travels to and from work along with my lunch in my rucksack. Any little online jobs, such as renewing my vehicle tax, have to be done at work.

As the saying goes, you don't know what you've got until its gone. I just hope I can recover the photos that I meant to back up to CD but never quite got around too. And the emails.... You'd think that being an IT person I'd have sorted a good backup routine. As they say, the cobblers children have no shoes.

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