HP plans new security conscious PCs

Tuesday, 29 June 2004, 12:46 PM EST

Free software that backs up your hard drive automatically will be built into three new PC ranges from Hewlett Packard scheduled for release later this summer.

Altiris Local Recovery, developed by software house Altiris, creates a separate partition on the hard drive and backs up settings and important files on a regular basis.

The software encrypts and compresses the stored files to keep space requirements low.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.com

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