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    Old 06-18-2014, 08:47 AM
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    Like something free or low cost just to save documents and pictures. What do you recommend? Thanks!
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    Old 06-18-2014, 11:15 AM
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    well i don't know. i would never use a company online to back up important things, like Bank accounts, etc. Or Cleaning my computer either.
    photos ,well, i used Photobucket for years but they made it so hard for me to log in because i was'nt using Facebook or Twitter, i cleaned it out. someone on here will have suggestion soon. good luck.
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    Old 06-18-2014, 11:19 AM
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    We use Carbonite, one son uses it, and another son uses Mozy. All seem to work as they say. I think about $50 a year. We don't keep passwords on the computer, but enter them every time. Don't know if this makes on line backup more secure or what. It's been years and we haven't had any problems. Both sons had to restore computers, one with Carbonite and one with Mozy and they were both pleased with the results.
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    Old 06-18-2014, 12:20 PM
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    Thanks, Alyce. They are a couple I'm looking at plus Norton.
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    Old 06-19-2014, 02:23 AM
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    I've recently started using Skydrive (think it's called 'onedrive' now???) for documents. Not necessarily for back up purposes but more for portability. Don't need to copy files on flash drives and such. Totally free. I sign in/log out each time I access the site. Seems to work a peach.
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    Old 06-19-2014, 03:02 AM
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    I use Dropbox, seems to work well. I also use Mimedia but it can be a bit buggy and get stuck.
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    Old 06-19-2014, 04:17 AM
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    Originally Posted by ptquilts
    I use Dropbox, seems to work well. I also use Mimedia but it can be a bit buggy and get stuck.
    I use Dropbox too... It works well for me. I save photos and documents (downloaded patterns, etc. susan
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    Old 06-19-2014, 11:18 AM
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    I bought an external hard drive and love it
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    Old 06-19-2014, 07:07 PM
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    I am like solstice 3 and have an external hard drive.
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    Old 06-19-2014, 10:57 PM
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    Not free, I know. But I also went with an external hard drive. I got a Seagate brand on sale. It was recommended to me as a really good brand.
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