Sunday, February 1, 2015

February Backup Reminder

Each week I read in the various genealogy related groups on Facebook another tale of woe from someone that has lost all their research due to a computer crash. My first reaction, although I never post it, is where the heck is your backup?

Just like you should always wear a seat belt when riding in a car then, along the same lines, you should always make backups of the information stored in your computer. In both cases those actions won't prevent a crash but the recovery time will hopefully be lessened.

Over a year ago I wrote several posts about the various backups methods that you can use. If you aren't making backups of your valuable genealogical and personal information on your computer then take the time to read the posts and put into place a backup plan. Those articles are:

Don't be the next victim of lost genealogy data!

Backup Now!

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