More About Backups

Should I schedule continuous or daily backups? My brother, Laurie, has requested a credit for inspiring this week’s blog by asking this question, so “thank you, Laurie, consider yourself credited”. What does the question mean? Actually, this is a different slant on a recent blog post called “Should you leave backup drives connected?” A lot …
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Windows 8 File History

Macs have long had a backup system (called “Time Machine”) that the user simply “sets and forgets” I’ve often wondered why Microsoft can’t do something similar as the whole area of backups is one that a huge number of users find too complicated, too confusing and too tedious to engage with. All the advice I …
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Backups – 1

Notice the rather ominous “1” in the title. This is a subject that will take more than one blog post. So, today let’s just think about what “backups” mean and what they don’t mean. When I asked Google to define “backup” the first offering was an accumulation caused by clogging or a stoppage; “a traffic …
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