What to Pack in Your Laptop Bag
Part of the Laptops All-in-One For Dummies Cheat Sheet
Traveling with a laptop requires preparation. Packing your laptop bag with essentials helps you make sure you can access the Internet whether you're in the air or in a hotel. Here are some suggestions for what to pack:
Flash memory key: To store critical information off the hard drive.
Recordable CD/DVD: To make backups of files on the road.
Identification card: List your phone and e-mail and promise a reward.
Mini-flashlight: Ever try to find something on the floor of an airplane?
Ethernet cable: To connect to a wired network.
Phone cord: For emergency use of the dial-up modem.
Windows: A copy of the Windows install disk for emergency restarts.
Reference: Laptops For Dummies Quick Reference
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