I cannot stress enough the importance of maintaining current backups of your important data saved on your computer or laptop at all times.
What files should you backup? The most important files for you are the data files you create or save when you use your computer. These could be any type of files, but the most common ones for data backup include:
Photos – JPEG, JPG, GIF, PNG, TIFF, PSD, BMP, PSP, etc.
Music – Mp3, M4a (Itunes),AAC, FLAC, Midi, Wav, etc.
Video – AVI, MPEG, MPG, WMV, RM, MOV, 3G2, 3GP, ASF, FLV, VOB (DVD), etc.
E-mail – WAB (Microsoft Outlook Express address book files) MBX (Microsoft Outlook Express mail folders), PST ( Outlook email, with attachments, calendar and contacts), PAT(Windows Mail), MBOX (Mozilla Thunderbird), etc.
Internet Favorites – Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, etc.
Saved Passwords – Click here for more info on password services
Office Files – MS files (Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Access) PDF, e-books, etc.
Product Keys – CD-Keys & Serial Numbers- Windows XP, VISTA and Windows 7, Windows 8 – 8.1, Microsoft Office 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013
Log Files – Instant Messengers, Skype, etc.
Financial Data – Quickbooks, Quicken, Microsoft Money, Turbo Tax, etc.
Software – Drivers
Backup Services Include:
Total Backup Package – A FULL BACKUP of your hard drive. This can be done before any repairs are performed. Price includes a NEW USB3 External Hard Drive.
With 500GB External USB3 Drive – $149
With 1TB External USB3 Drive – $189
With 2TB External USB3 Drive – $219
Use Your Own External Media – $89
Selective Backup Package – Don’t need everything backed up?
My Selective Backup Package includes a PARTIAL BACKUP of your hard drive to a NEW USB Flash Drive.
With 8GB USB3 Flash Drive – $75
With 16GB USB3 Flash Drive – $90
With 32GB USB3 Flash Drive – $110
There are plenty of online backup services that will back up your data automatically. The average user can do this quickly and easily by visiting mozy.com, which has 2GB of online storage space for FREE.
Another great option would be Dropbox, FREE 2 GB Data Account.
Dropbox is the easiest way to store, sync, and, share files online. There’s no complicated interface to learn. Dropbox works seamlessly with your operating system and automatically makes sure your files are up-to-date. Available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
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