Failure is NOT an Option!

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Your storage device WILL eventually fail. But what if you knew the signs to look for ahead of time so you could react appropriately and save your data

Beat It on FLOPPOTRON by Paweł Zadrożniak:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6B522GbH3D8

Sounds of a Failed Hard Drive by MausolfB: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORsMQfINMOA

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MUSIC CREDIT
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Intro: Laszlo – Supernova
Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKfxmFU3lWY
iTunes Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/supernova/id936805712
Artist Link: https://soundcloud.com/laszlomusic

Outro: Approaching Nirvana – Sugar High
Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngsGBSCDwcI
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Artist Link: http://www.youtube.com/approachingnirvana

Intro animation by MBarek Abdelwassaa https://www.instagram.com/mbarek_abdel/
Monitor And Keyboard by vadimmihalkevich / CC BY 4.0 https://geni.us/PgGWp
Mechanical RGB Keyboard by BigBrotherECE / CC BY 4.0 https://geni.us/mj6pHk4
Mouse Gamer free Model By Oscar Creativo / CC BY 4.0 https://geni.us/Ps3XfE

CHAPTERS
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0:00 Intro
0:43 Sound
2:23 SMART
3:33 Software
5:45 Used HDDs
7:26 Backups
7:46 Too late
9:45 Outro

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