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Windows 7: Data Storage via Google

07 Nov 2013   #11
bej

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64bit
 
 

I could buy a new, super computer with the money I have in external, 1Tb hard HDs. I've had little luck storing on CD/DVD. They seem to flake out for no apparent reason. To each his own.


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07 Nov 2013   #12
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Oh, I have two external hard drives too ... my data is backed up everyplace but online
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07 Nov 2013   #13
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MourningStar View Post
Whoah, you guys are on top of this. I discovered this by accident when I tried to attach a file over the 25 MB limit and it asked me if I wanted to store it on the cloud. Since then I have been emailing myself and attaching files. So, this app thing is an easier way?
Yes, much easier
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07 Nov 2013   #14
MourningStar

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post
Free online storage of any kind tends to be ephemeral and is risky at best. Many people have lost files because free online storage sites went belly up with little or no warning. Using multiple sites storing duplicate data will help to mitigate the risk. ...
thnx all for the responses so far. I have no concern in regards to 'risk' because I possess no e-data that would produce such concern.
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07 Nov 2013   #15
glassofwater

windows 7
 
 

I keep my daily life data on online storage and backup my private data on HDD.
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07 Nov 2013   #16
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MourningStar View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post
Free online storage of any kind tends to be ephemeral and is risky at best. Many people have lost files because free online storage sites went belly up with little or no warning. Using multiple sites storing duplicate data will help to mitigate the risk. ...
thnx all for the responses so far. I have no concern in regards to 'risk' because I possess no e-data that would produce such concern.
Then why even have it?
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07 Nov 2013   #17
MourningStar

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MourningStar View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post
Free online storage of any kind tends to be ephemeral and is risky at best. Many people have lost files because free online storage sites went belly up with little or no warning. Using multiple sites storing duplicate data will help to mitigate the risk. ...
thnx all for the responses so far. I have no concern in regards to 'risk' because I possess no e-data that would produce such concern.
Then why even have it?
Pleasure, convenience, entertainment, etc. etc. ...
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07 Nov 2013   #18
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post
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thnx all for the responses so far. I have no concern in regards to 'risk' because I possess no e-data that would produce such concern.
Then why even have it?
Pleasure, convenience, entertainment, etc. etc. ...
Which you won't have should you lose it?
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07 Nov 2013   #19
MourningStar

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MourningStar View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post

Then why even have it?
Pleasure, convenience, entertainment, etc. etc. ...
Which you won't have should you lose it?
These I can easily and quickly replace.

moving on ...
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08 Nov 2013   #20
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Fair' nuff.
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