If you don’t have time-staggered file backups yet in different locations, you’re not paying attention to the ongoing litany of file-loss disasters. … [continued]
Backing up your computer files is a simple process and can be partially or completely automated. Once set up, backup may take only minutes per day. … [continued]
Being the first of the month, it’s backup reminder day again. As I often change how I do my file backup based on available products, services and costs this is my latest rendition. … [continued]
Every time I write about backup I think it’s going to be the last time because, I mean, what else is there to say about it? … [continued]
Because my SOURCES folder contains documents not related to the MasterFile, I set up a Syncback profile that only sends the relevant documents to the MasterFile SOURCES folder in our shared Dropbox folder. … [continued]
So, the big question is: Did my files survive the computer crash? How well did my file backup serve me? Because we just love to hear those stories of utter devastation, don’t we? The pictures of towers burnt to a crisp. Melted hard-drives. Wisps of charcoal where wires used to be. … [continued]
If you have a computer you need a good backup plan.
It shocks me to realize how much of the life I take for granted is on my computer. Not anywhere on paper I can hold in my hands. Thousands of family history files and photographs, contacts, email, financial files … Thousands and thousands of hours of work. The thought of any of it disappearing leaves me breathless. … [continued]
If you need some help backing up your files, Syncback can give it to you.
The day I lost 10 years of detailed personal journals when both backup CDs cracked through the middle, one after the other in quick succession, I decided there’s no such thing as too many backups. I had spent months digitizing box loads of old paper and I thought the chance of losing both CD copies at the same time (without a catastrophic natural event out of my control) was about one in a trillion, but it happened anyway!