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Back up your information to an external drive.
Remove all discs and all external media cards, such as memory cards.
Turn off and then disconnect all external devices.
Shut down the computer.
Take along a backup of your information. Keep the backup separate from the computer.
When traveling by air, carry the computer as hand luggage; do not check it in with the rest of
your luggage.
CAUTION:
Avoid exposing a drive to magnetic fields. Security devices with magnetic fields
include airport walk-through devices and security wands. Airport conveyer belts and similar
security devices that check carry-on baggage use X-rays instead of magnetism and do not
damage drives.
If you plan to use the computer during a flight, listen for the in-flight announcement that tells you
when you are allowed to use your computer. In-flight computer use is at the discretion of the
airline.
If you are shipping the computer or a drive, use suitable protective packaging and label the
package “FRAGILE.”
If the computer has a wireless device installed, the use of these devices may be restricted in
some environments. Such restrictions may apply aboard aircraft, in hospitals, near explosives,
and in hazardous locations. If you are uncertain of the policy that applies to the use of a
particular device, ask for authorization to use your computer before you turn it on.
If you are traveling internationally, follow these suggestions:
Check the computer-related customs regulations for each country or region on your
itinerary.
Check the power cord and adapter requirements for each location in which you plan to use
the computer. Voltage, frequency, and plug configurations vary.
WARNING!
To reduce the risk of electric shock, fire, or damage to the equipment, do not
attempt to power the computer with a voltage converter kit sold for appliances.
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Chapter 7
Maintaining your computer
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