Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > General Chit-Chat (non-quilting talk)
Some things just make me want to SWEAR!!! >

Some things just make me want to SWEAR!!!

Some things just make me want to SWEAR!!!

Old 07-14-2011, 06:30 AM
  #51  
Senior Member
 
shrabar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Cape Girardeau, MO
Posts: 433
Default

I know what you mean it hurts I back up everything on external hard drive . So sorry for your lost if I can help let me know. Shirley
shrabar is offline  
Old 07-14-2011, 06:33 AM
  #52  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Ohio
Posts: 846
Default

I'd pour a stiff drink :)
misscarol is offline  
Old 07-14-2011, 06:39 AM
  #53  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: near Peoria Illinois
Posts: 1,638
Default

So sorry this happened to you. I haven't a clue how to tell you what you can do! But form the looks of the thread, many do. Follow their lead. Good Luck :)
BarbaraSue is offline  
Old 07-14-2011, 06:39 AM
  #54  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Florida
Posts: 5,510
Default

stiff drink, helpful board members, ideas on saving.....yep, got it down! Oh, one more thing....~^%(#%&* to back u up.
nwm50 is offline  
Old 07-14-2011, 06:46 AM
  #55  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 6,004
Default

So sorry this happened.
owlvamp is offline  
Old 07-14-2011, 07:07 AM
  #56  
Senior Member
 
arimuse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 697
Default

I use spring it, I think the site is www.springpad.com. Not sure but you can google it. Its a cloud type site, and you store your bookmarks in it, so if your computer crashed all your saved sites are available anywhere you can log into it sharet
arimuse is offline  
Old 07-14-2011, 07:25 AM
  #57  
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Texas
Posts: 47
Default

So Sorry!!! You might look into a back-up for your computer, it's like a second modem and each time you work on your computer you transfer all your data to it. When the computer dies you have a back-up which can be replaced on your origional computer. I don't know the exact name of this little black box but anyone that works on computers could tell you about it. They are not very expensive and well worth the price, because eventually your computer will crash or have problems. This is like having a second computer and all your data is saved.
dott443 is offline  
Old 07-14-2011, 07:42 AM
  #58  
Super Member
 
Deborah12687's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 1,098
Default

There are places you can go to recover that data but it cost lots of money. I have 3 hard drives and I back them up to the other two as well. Most hard drives crash because of over heating as the dust collects in them and they over heat the components. You should aleast blow out the dust by using the cans of air every few months to get rid of the dust bunnies. He has recovered his puter just buy spraying it.
Deborah12687 is offline  
Old 07-14-2011, 08:24 AM
  #59  
Super Member
 
Chasing Hawk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Pacific Northwest
Posts: 8,564
Default

Originally Posted by mpeters1200
or pour myself a stiff drink!

My pc recently crashed and I had to have it completely rebuilt. I ALWAYS put my PDF quilt patterns, tips, word documents, pictures any type of file that can be saved on a zip drive.

When I got my pc back, not only were all my games gone (which I suppose can be repurchased or whatever) every single one of my bookmarks are gone.

I think I had around 300 between all of them and probably at least half of them were quilting or sewing oriented. Links to BOMs, mysteries, fabric manufacturers free pattern links...all sorts of stuff. So I am systematically going through all 332 pages of the links and resources portion of the site to try and rebuild as many as I can. Thankfully, Craftybear is super awesome and shared many of her wonderful bookmarks with us! So...I know I'll get some back, but I will probably wonder if I ever got them all....quilting blogs...tips pages everything...gone.

I WANT TO CRY!!!
My husband had this happen a few years ago.
They formatted both of his hard drives, one was his back-up which had all his programs on which are no longer available.
When he asked the computer tech why he did that......He said because it "WASN'T" on the work order and since it wasn't listed as to be left alone he wiped it. Now my husbands computer was only in to have the power pack replaced.
Chasing Hawk is offline  
Old 07-14-2011, 08:34 AM
  #60  
Senior Member
 
Meme2six's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Arkansas
Posts: 435
Default

Thanks, qbquilts. I am getting a new computer at work and don't want to lose all of the sites I've stored as favorites.
Meme2six is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
jacquemoe
Pictures
32
10-10-2012 06:33 AM
Polina
Main
266
05-03-2011 05:12 AM
alderdweller
Main
9
03-28-2011 05:44 AM
faith
Pictures
41
09-23-2010 05:10 PM
TanyaMas
General Chit-Chat (non-quilting talk)
27
04-13-2010 03:28 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FREE Quilting Newsletter


SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.