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Windows 7: Thinking about backup.

15 Mar 2010   #1
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 
Thinking about backup.

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Leo Notenboom is the man behind Ask-Leo.com. I've been reading his site/newsletter for a long time and highly recommend it.

Recently, Leo took a 3 week trip halfway around the world and wrote an interesting article about how he handled backups while away from home.

Everyone has different circumstances when it comes to backing up their computer and data, so I am not suggesting copying Leos specific solutions. But copying his approach would serve you well. More specifically:

Have multiple copies of important data at all times.

In the article, Leo frequently refers to two copies, yet he often has three. Certainly, any important file needs to be backed up both locally and off-site and Leo's solution for this, while on the road without reliable Internet access, was interesting indeed.
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15 Mar 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JMH View Post
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Leo Notenboom is the man behind Ask-Leo.com. I've been reading his site/newsletter for a long time and highly recommend it.
Recently, Leo took a 3 week trip halfway around the world and wrote an interesting article about how he handled backups while away from home.

Everyone has different circumstances when it comes to backing up their computer and data, so I am not suggesting copying Leos specific solutions. But copying his approach would serve you well. More specifically:

Have multiple copies of important data at all times.

In the article, Leo frequently refers to two copies, yet he often has three. Certainly, any important file needs to be backed up both locally and off-site and Leo's solution for this, while on the road without reliable Internet access, was interesting indeed.
Thinking about backup - Computerworld Blogs

Jan

Great find. I have read Leo for years, and read Michael Horowitz regularly.

I am a vocal advocate of backups and this articles gives several good suggestions to those who dont yet, but should, backup.

Thanks

Ken
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15 Mar 2010   #3
Desslok

Windows 7
 
 

Whats funny is this makes sense, and most people know it makes sense and they should do it, but they still don't do it. Even I've been contemplating getting the Acronis offsite/online backup and have still been putting it off.
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15 Mar 2010   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Desslok View Post
Whats funny is this makes sense, and most people know it makes sense and they should do it, but they still don't do it. Even I've been contemplating getting the Acronis offsite/online backup and have still been putting it off.

It is a good product and bullet proof.
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