Back up everything and don’t drop your laptop

So on Saturday, I was moving from one room in the house to another, carrying my laptop with the plug hanging out of it, and sure enough, it caught on a doorhandle. The laptop came out of my hands and dropped to the floor. Immediately the computer frose, so I rebooted but when it came up the computer didn’t see the hard drive, and you could here this skipping sound. Needless to say, the hard drive is dead.

This would be all fine and dandy if I had been backing things up to external devices (as every good computer geek knows) but I hadn’t been. I had every single audio file that I’ve recorded from Disney World on there. I also had some pictures on there. And probably one of the worst things was I had the code for my websites on there. Now, I’ve got none of those things. So I’m going to be sending my hard drive out to a data retrieval shop, where they will hopefully be able to get everything back, but probably at a cost of about $500+.

So for future reference, please back up every

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