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Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

No Appointment Necessary

Back It Up

Have you ever lost important documents, photos or music files?  Worried about losing your final paper before its due date?   Back It Up and Win!


The Tech Spot in Tri-Towers is offering free, automatic data backup and 1-on-1 consultation to all students, faculty and staff.  Bring in your personally-owned computer before 2/13/13, and we'll show you how to back up your data in the cloud and keep your files safe.  All participants will have 2 chances to win prizes before and after winter break.  You could win:
  • $25 Amazon gift card (3 available)
  • $25 Chipotle gift card (3 available)
  • 1TB external hard drive (1 available)
  • Tech Spot T-shirts (5 available)

Drawings held on 12/12/2012 & 02/13/2013

Donate an Old Laptop and Win Additional Prizes

Do you have an old or no longer working laptop?  The Tech Spot is collecting used laptops for local charities.  For more information, please email us at techspot@kent.edu or call 330-672-TECH. 


Why Is It Important to Back Up My Files?

The hard drive is the mechanical part in your computer that stores your movies, photos and documents.  Hard drives can often fail unexpectedly, which could result in data loss.  Below is a hard drive simulator to show you the working components of a hard drive, how hard drives can fail and why it's important to back up your data.

 

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