Don’t ask me to calm down !! I am mad like anything. :nuts: Yesterday I have lost my 8 GB flash drive and I don’t remember where it is or what was exactly in it. :confused: I claim to be prepared, but I fail like all other unprepared folks whom I see as another form of life on this planet. OK. Why am I this mad at myself, cause I always advise and preach others to take precautions, and always put a safety net around you and never allow your self to be in such a position. A few months ago, the boss distributed flashdrives among us employees and a week later, I simply lost it. How and where ?? I don’t know. Have I learned a lesson from that ?? I don’t think. A few months ago, I found someone’s flash drive and after a few questions here & there the owner was found and I gave him the advice of adding a small text file in the drive to tell the founder the name and phone number of its owner. DID I DID THE SAME WITH MY OWN FLASH ??? <<< NO. >>> That is a shameful NO. Shows a guy with lower IQ than you would think of him at a first glance. Also, I was always thinking, ahead of any mishap, that inventories should be taken as frequently as possible. This is a routine (what if) mental personal exercise I had in the past. So, yesterday when I was using the flash copying files from the office PC, did I record what folders and data I had on it ?? Nope. I only remember the folders I deleted from it to make space for copying, and remember that it had around 6 GB free space ( means 2 GB data was left on it ) before the copying. Now, what kind of data was that ?? No idea. It was sooooooo easy to just take a picture of the computer screen and it would show me NOW which folders were there when I lost it. That would have not brought back what I lost but at least it would help me cut my losses like making another backup for those files or whatever. Forum discussions are very nice but when reality strikes, seems I am as unprepared as anyone else on the planet.