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    Opinions/Suggestions on Encrypting Main SSDs in Laptops & Home Server...

    I have been thinking about this for some time and am having trouble coming to a conclusion, so maybe the hive can help me out. Due to health issues, I have been a bit out of the tech loop for the last couple of years, so please bear with me. My wife and I have moved to using laptops as our main...
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    Vintage - Backup questions.

    Hello, I have some questions about backing up my old software/games. First are the floppy's. I know that some 80's floppy's had DRM but the one's I have should all be from the 90's with no DRM. Mix of OS's, software and games. To back these up, can I simply copy the files to a folder or do I...
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    Need help in organizing and making accessible 20 hard drives

    I am looking for a solution to an issue ... TL;DR: I have 20 hard drives full of various data, often not connected to any device, just laying around, and I need a solution to organize data on them, make that data accessible, and organize a back up solution to that data. And ideally I want...
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    How many offline backups do you have?

    As one does, I've just backed up this, my home PC, to an external USB HDD. I then put it in my safe. There are two other backups in the safe (well, one backup, the other is the pre-upgrade disks). I also have another backup in my car, and an old backup with my brother. That's five in all. I...
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    Today is World Backup Day

    Our readers probably don't need to be told that backups are a good idea, but a reminder every now and then can't hurt, right? Today is apparently World Backup Day. Which begs the question, shouldn't every day be world backup day? Personally my backup runs every 15 minutes off of my NAS to...
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    Fiber Channel LTO Tape Drive Novice

    Hello all, I find that having multi-terabyte hard disk drives and the ability to record HD video means that I have a lot of data that needs backing up. Some quick research lead me to LTO tapes as the most affordable high capacity means of backing up data. So, I went to eBay and bought a used...
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    WSE 2012: Free space is low in server backup

    Why am I getting this message? My server is running WSE 2012, plain, NOT R2, and I'm getting the above message. The server backup drive is a 8 TB USB 3 drive and has 4.6 TB free. My main data partition has 2.6 TB which rarely changes - the only real change being the workstation backup. I've...
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    best software for data backups?

    for those who do data backups instead of full system backups, what software are you using, what's your setup & workflow like and what features are most important to you?
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    Fastest way to backup or clone old drive to new (painfully slow)

    Hey guys I have WD Red 4tb drive and need to back it up and transfer it to the new WD Red Pro 4tb drive. I used Hirens boot disk loaded a win 7 environment and used ghost. I probably should have used does instead (oops) but either way it says it will take 12hrs to clone the disk. Am I...
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