How to keep your laptop (notebook) safe while traveling.

LaptopHas become a cliche but for many it is still an object of fancy. Never mind that he does not need meetings, on vacation or traveling, your laptop must be present. Of course, the laptop configuration to be and rage. For Y! Messenger and Internet Explorer would be enough RAM 256 a P3. Damn. Finally.
During a trip laptop can suffer various damage that could endanger the stored data and functinalitatea system. In bad cases could be lost or stealing. Some tips to protect your laptop when traveling, which I hope will be helpful. Laptop / Notebook Toshiba Satellite x200

-> First, before departure, consider if the laptop is a must. If you go on a vacation and you do not really need it, enjoy free time to the fullest. Feels good laptop at home. He does not need sun, sand, water, snow and eyes thieves. Other accidents during transport are likely. Important data can be transported units cheaper and less demanding. USB Stick, CD, DVD. Go to a location that has a computer connected to the Internet? Another reason to leave your laptop at home. Store data that you need a fTP or in an address e-mail.

-> Special backpack for laptop. Before I put the backpack particular laptop should be Closed si detached battery. When traveling, a laptop is not on how to make ventilation and this can cause considerable damage to the system. Special bag you can buy at most computer stores. This backpack is equipped with systems protection against moisture, heat excessive and damping shocks. Before buying a backpack make sure it has enough compartments for all auxiliaries laptop (battery, external hard drive, headphones, microfoam * mobile phone, router, etc.).

-> Safety during transport. The holes in the RO, not advise you to leave your laptop in the car trunk during movement, even if it is a anti-shock backpack. Damage laptop will not be covered by auto insurance policy. Do not leave your laptop in the car (especially sight) when stopped in filling stations or lower when buying something from a store / supermarket. As a "souvenir" true for thieves. Instead for the luggage of train or coach, Make sure that the laptop bag that is not put a heavy bag to squeeze it. Try your best to keep your next laptop Thus avoid loss or theft.

-> Keep the invoice and purchase documents / identification laptop. In case of loss or theft must provide proof (make, model, series, invoice, etc.) that the laptop is yours, so you can begin a legal action to recover.

-> Keep a backup copy of data on laptop (Saint backup). During the trip, even if safety measures are taken, it is possible to have unforeseen factors that might endanger the data stored on the laptop. Theft, loss, use in inappropriate conditions can lead to a disaster for those who stored important data. Before the trip, is shown a copy of your data. Backup options are many. You can use a HDD External to stay home or office, DVD-hate, CDSites or even a PC desktop.

-> Data encryption. In case your laptop gets unauthorized hands, keep the hard disk encrypted. Laptops that come with Windows Vista Enterprise and Ultimate come with system BitLocker encryption. If you are using another version of Windows, you can find open source encryption solution. TrueCrypt is a safe and affordable option for everyone.

-> BIOS password. Operating System (OS) Vista and XP are equipped with a safety level OS user, but the system can be switched easily by people who have minimal knowledge of hack windows. For this reason it is advisable to BIOS-level password protect laptop. BIOS for Dummies, is a basic (vital) of a laptop / PC. BIOS provides the password option, so if your laptop is stolen or lost, can not be opened without the password you set a password as strong (like:% $ @ # @ 344nN ^) and try not Here. You may become a victim of its own security system. :-)

These are just some tips to protect your laptop displacement during holidays, vacations or business meetings. Note that despite the status of equipment design and portable laptop is a very demanding and you have to keep in mind several conditions of transport and use.

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How to keep your laptop (notebook) safe while traveling.

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