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Sad news
« on: September 23, 2012, 10:49:11 AM »

So, I've just had to reformat my pc, due to a corruption in the operating system and, due to the lack of backing up working correctly, i've lost everything, all of my work, games, documents, videos, everything. so yeah, here is a tip:

BACKUP YOUR STUFF ON A REGULAR BASIS, THIS COULD HAPPEN TO YOU!
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Re: Sad news
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2012, 10:54:40 AM »

BACKUP YOUR STUFF ON A REGULAR BASIS, THIS COULD HAPPEN TO YOU!
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Re: Sad news
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2012, 05:07:20 PM »

That's why I backup and format OS yearly. :D
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Re: Sad news
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2012, 08:04:18 PM »

I'm ashamed but I kinda like starting my pc over fresh whenever something bad happens :D

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Re: Sad news
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2012, 10:07:44 PM »

I just lost my only decent hard drive so I feel you.  :/  Pretty sure I had my important stuff backed up, though.

Hopefully.  :)
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Re: Sad news
« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2012, 11:42:34 PM »

I wish to rig it up so that whenever I plug my 1tb external hard drive in, in backs up everything onto it, any ideas?
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Re: Sad news
« Reply #6 on: September 23, 2012, 11:52:40 PM »

I wish to rig it up so that whenever I plug my 1tb external hard drive in, in backs up everything onto it, any ideas?
OS X Time Machine?
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Re: Sad news
« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2012, 04:17:23 AM »

I wish to rig it up so that whenever I plug my 1tb external hard drive in, in backs up everything onto it, any ideas?
OS X Time Machine?
I'm running vista
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Re: Sad news
« Reply #8 on: September 24, 2012, 08:11:31 AM »

This guy is in love with crash plan.

Sounds pretty decent actually. I can't remember anything else that is actually easy.
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Re: Sad news
« Reply #9 on: September 24, 2012, 08:59:08 AM »

It's been ages since I've had a decent hard drive to backup to, but when I did, I was very paranoid with it. I would back up onto one, and then when I wanted to backup again, I'd do it to a second drive before cleansing the original for my next backup. I never wanted it to crash mid-backup, after I had reformatted the hard disk.
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