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Computer Backup: Just Do It

by JL Beeken on 10-30-2014

SyncbackI’ve written about computer backup oh, about a million times already. THIS time I’m going to make it really simple. Because it is. And there are no excuses. … [continued]

Backups: External & Online

by JL Beeken on 9-06-2013

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]

SyncbackBacking 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]

File Backup & Sync

by JL Beeken on 6-01-2012

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]

Backup: How I Do It | Protect Your Files

by JL Beeken on 12-18-2011

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]

Legacy Family TreeThe preparation is complete and this is the day The Great Legacy IntelliShare Merge begins.

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]

A Simple Backup Plan

by JL Beeken on 3-23-2011

I just watched Thomas’ webinar (available at Legacy webinars on CD) called Backing Up: Your Genealogy Data and if I didn’t already have a simple backup plan I still wouldn’t. … [continued]

Yet Another Backup Story

by JL Beeken on 9-10-2010

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]

Syncback: File Backup Software

by JL Beeken on 2-27-2009

SnycbackIn Back Up Your Files I promote a free file backup program called Syncback. It’s my indispensable favorite and I use it several times a day. Although the interface presents more options than most people would ever use, it’s extremely simple to set up and use.

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The Importance Of A Good Backup Plan

by JL Beeken on 10-25-2008

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]