Category Archives: Other

  • GFS Backups Explained

    Grandfather-father-son backup scheme

    Are you afraid of deleting old backups?  I am.  What if there’s something important in them, like files I deleted and didn’t realize I needed until months later? Unfortunately, if you’re backing up regularly you’re going to run out of …

  • Best Free Backup Software

    EaseUS Todo Backup Free

    From viruses to hard drive crashes, there are constant, daily threats to your data.  One of the most important things any computer user can do is back up their data. Unfortunately, most people don’t think about backups until after files …

  • Network Backups Explained

    Network drives are one of the most popular locations to store backed up data.  They offer easy access to anyone on a home or office network, allowing multiple users to backup to the same location.  Setting one up usually involves …

  • Best Windows Backup Software

    Worried about losing your data?  You’re not alone.  Viruses, hard drive failures, accidental deletions, and theft all pose constant, daily threats to our digital lives. I reviewed some of the most popular backup programs for Windows.  Each were rated based …

  • Disk Imaging vs File and Folder Backup

    Disk Imaging vs. File Backup

    There are two types of backup software: those that backup an entire partition (boot record and all), and those that only backup files and folders.  Simply put, neither is “better” than the other.  Both have their benefits and drawbacks. So …

  • How Often Should You Backup?

    Blank DVD case on calendar, time to back up your data

    Could you stand to lose a week’s worth of data?  What about a month?  What if you lost all your data from the past year?  I don’t know about you, but I would probably break down and cry if I …