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Do not lose all your precious files..

Old 03-17-2015, 05:35 AM
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Exclamation Do not lose all your precious files..

Recent posts about computer crashes and losing files in other ways prompts me to post this helpful link..
http://askbobrankin.com/free_online_backup_with_crashplan.html
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Old 03-17-2015, 05:39 AM
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I have read articles written by this guy before. Not sure if I trust anything that is free.
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Old 03-17-2015, 05:42 AM
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He and Patrick Crispin have been blogging for YEARS...I have followed their advice for almost that long...totally trustworthy....Google Bob Rankin and Patrick Crispen for info

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Old 03-17-2015, 08:27 AM
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if you go to the download, it's only free for 30 days
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Old 03-17-2015, 09:15 AM
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Originally Posted by QuiltnNan View Post
if you go to the download, it's only free for 30 days
No, read the whole article..you can choose the one that you pay for...you can choose to ask a friend...
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Originally Posted by kathidahl View Post
Recent posts about computer crashes and losing files in other ways prompts me to post this helpful link..
http://askbobrankin.com/free_online_backup_with_crashplan.html
I would never do that. I have a friend who did something like that and her computer was hacked and destroyed. I use a Passport drive. It is an external storage drive. I always save my precious things, because once I lost pictures I will never get back. So now, it is so worth the cost of buying the Passport drive. There are different sizes of gig. So you can buy what is best for you.
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Old 03-18-2015, 02:49 AM
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I let a 13 yr old play yahoo games on my computer. She went onto FB and down loaded a game from that site and by the next morning I had serious problems. My son is a computer wizard and he traced it back to that game. Well there was no saving my computer. He got me a new one and while setting it up he had me repeat 3 rules. No one uses my computer but me - I do not know enough about computers to down load anything. - Free downloads are never ever free.
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Old 03-18-2015, 03:41 AM
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Free downloads make for expensive fixes and many tears! My 30 something kids have advised me to stay away from free sites of any kind. Both are in the computer business.
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I bought a Passport external drive for regular, and almost continuous, backup. I also use a thumb drive. Also, Youncan get 5 gb from Amazon on their cloud for free. You do not have to be a Prime member.
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Pay a yearly fee and get Carbonite. You get what you pay for. It's safe and you don't have to do anything. Every file and picture is backed up forever. New computer? You don't lose anything from the old even if it crashed.
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