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Q: Online Backup Solution?

I would like to back up my photos and some other files online somewhere but the prices look quite high.

There are quite a few web hosts (Hostgator etc) that offer unlimited space hosting packages, could something like this work as a way to allow be to upload my files somewhere? Or am I being niaive?

I have about 30 GB of photos and counting so Dropbox won't cut it for me!

Can anyone help me with a low cost solution for backing up these photos?

Thanks!

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Preferred Solution: Online Backup Solution?

I recommend trying the free service from Zip Cloud. It's currently our users' favorite backup and storage solution and will save you headaches down the line.

You can get it direct from this link http://goo.gl/rFYDxc. (This link will open the Zip Cloud homepage.)

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Lately, I'm using many different services (as long as they're safe) to store everything I can online to get my laptop and somehow my house, well lighter. I am quite sure I'm not the only one, but I'm curious to know what do you use to backup your data.
Here's my list of my favourite ones so far:
evernote but mostly as a bookmark tool
dropbox, googledrive and skydrive for photos, docs or work stuff
unioncy recenlty found, where I moved my products documentation like warranties and receipts
 
 
Any suggestion? Do you use something different I can try out?
 

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I have encountered some nasty viruses etc including some that stopped my windows updates. (I am operating on w/ XP on a Inspiron 6400) - I have managed to fix the updating problem, but still have some bad stuff b/c the resolution of my screen is blurry and my system is operating very-very slowly. I have tried to remove (O23 - Service: McAfee Online Backup (MOBKbackup) - McAfee, Inc. - C:\Program Files\McAfee Online Backup\MOBKbackup.exe) a number of times but have been unsuccessful - that is my reasoning that it is bad. Am I totally off base? Also in the same regard I can not get rid of (O23 - Service: NVIDIA Display Driver Service NVSvcALG (NVSvcALG) - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\system32\adsldpcy.exe (file missing) - Please advice.Also this is my first post so I am not real sure if it makes any sense - ThanksLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 3:10:51 PM, on 7/13/2010Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32&#... Read more

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~~~~~~~~~~ Background ~~~~~~~~~~

I recently started helping my father in law get his Samsung NP-Q330-JA03HK laptop back to working order. He had not used it in a couple of years, and when I tried tuning it, I found that it was extremely slow. A Malwarebytes scan, Windows updates, and some other actions failed to do the trick.

So, I used his laptop's Samsung Recovery Solution 4 program to do a complete restore to factory condition. I did this at boot time (pressed F4 until Samsung Recovery Solution launched a special Windows session).

The restoration seems to have done the trick: the laptop is once more responsive. Now I am doing the agony of 4 years of Windows 7 updates... (If you have any special tricks to speed this up, lemme know!)

~~~~~~~~~~ Questions ~~~~~~~~~~

The reason why I am posting is that while doing the restore, I noticed that there were 2 backups on the D: drive (which is actually a special partition used by Samsung Recovery Solution).

I picked the oldest one, guessing that it was the original factory backup, and that seems to be correct.

That said, I would now like to delete the other one, as it is unknown garbage at this point.

Unfortunately, when I run the Samsung Recovery Solution 4 program, I see no option whatsoever to delete an old backup.

So:

Have I overlooked anything in the Samsung Recovery Solution GUI?

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A:Samsung Recovery Solution: backup location, delete old backup

Hello up2trix and welcome to Seven Forums.

I'm not familiar with the Samsung Recovery Solution so I won't be any help with your specific questions. However, one of the Forum experts has prepared a very detailed tutorial on how to do a Clean Reinstall of Windows 7. It even includes instructions on how to obtain a legal copy of Windows 7 with SP1 installation disk.

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

Once the clean install is finished, you could make use of the Windows 7 hotfix rollup that was released by Microsoft in 2013. It contains the first 90 or so hotfixes that were released after SP1. That should save you some time doing the updates.

http://www.sevenforums.com/news/282157-hidden-patch-tuesday-gem-windows-7-hotfix-rollup.html

Hope some of this helps.

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Does Norton Online Backup no longer backup wirelessly?
 

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Long ago I learned that setting up all the software that I use, after a clean install of Windows, is a process that can take weeks, and not something I want to go through more than a few times in my life.

I've long searched for the best backup solution that would allow me to backup my entire OS setup. The process I've been using most recently - use Vista's built-in "Backup and Restore Center" feature "Backup Entire Computer" - do this once a week on a slim USB HDD that I store in water and fire proof safe.

Question #1 - can someone recommend a better solution?

Question #2 - is this a reliable solution? I haven't actually had HHD failure since I've been using this system, but I have no idea what it would look like if I had to restore from backup. Would I boot from the external HDD? Or would I use Vista boot CD and somehow restore from there? Would it restore just fine if my hardware has changed?

Question #3 - Can I restore such backup, taken with Vista, on a machine with Windows 7? Or does it override the whole thing?

Thanks!
 

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Checking out the windows backup option bundled with the OS.. In the past, I have used an older version of Acronis to build backup jobs, etc. The new backup looks to be pretty good initially, but I am wondering if anyone has any experience with how well it performs... I know I have been asking a lot of questions lately, but figured one more would not hurt..

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ML

We love the questions. win 7 backup utility works for most ppl. I use it in addition to Acronis. I like the ability to pour an image back to the same or different partitions and for that Acronis fits the bill. For straight backup the OS partition win 7's backup works fine. So its 6 of one half a dozen of the other. If I had to pick one and only one it would be Acronis

Ken

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Download Gamespy!

I just played one then, its easy, free and works!

http://www.gamespyarcade.com
 

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wait what?
 

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Hey all, I'm using Dropbox and I've got 5GB of storage. Whenever I plug in my digital camera Dropbox automatically imports all the videos and photos I take. The videos are taking up far too much space, more than 500MB for most videos. By the way, how can I tell Dropbox to only import image files?

I just noticed that Dropbox has 100GB for $10 a month. What are other services like?

Is there another large company with a higher storage count that people could recommend?

What do users on here use as their cloud solution?

Thank you!
 

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Hey guys, I should have said this in my first post: I really don't need 100GB. Even 12-15GB would be enough for me. I really like how Dropbox automatically uploads the photos and videos to Dropbox as soon as I plug in my camera. Does Google do this as well?

Those are basically my needs: 15GB of storage and automatic upload to the cloud when I plug my camera in.

Thanks for any help!
 

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Hello members,
I know this topic is super common, so I'm directly starting with my problem.
As mentioned in the title, non of the solution online worked to show that stupid Windows 10 upgrade icon. I have verified every single perquisite 10 times. Running Windows 8.1 Pro, purchased personally as a genuine CD. Yes, my Windows is genuine.
Next, I verified some stuff. Here is my report:-

1) GWX folder exists in System32 folder. It got all of its content.

2) Trying to launch from the GWX folder gave no results although it was running in the task manager. By default, I don't see the app running in the task manager.

3) GWX's registry is missing. Screenshot below.
4) GWX's Schedule tasks are present but for GWXTrigger, its empty. Screenshot below.
5) All the Windows Updates are installed, even the optional once. No, I don't see the upgrade notice of Windows 10 in the Windows Update either.

Thanks,
Waiting,
HDash

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Hi,

Yes you're not the onlyone what happens if you open a command prompt (right click => run as administrator) and






c:\Windows\System32\GWX\GWXConfigManager.exe /RefreshConfig (enter)
c:\Windows\System32\GWX\GWX.exe /taskLaunch (enter)

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I have an old Win98 laptop that supposedly supports USB 2.0, but either the jack is hosed or some subtle driver problem exists that prevents me from using any USB device on it, including an external storage device. The laptop is on my home network, but I no longer remember the Windows login password, so I am not really able to connect or share files with another computer. It does not have the ability to write CD's, either. I do have Internet connectivity via a cable modem (wireless router, though the laptop is connected via an ethernet cable). So, I would like to find an easy to use online storage website where I can upload about 100 Mb of files and then download them onto another computer. I tried one service, but they seem to starting zipping up the files as they are being uploaded and I had disconnections throughout the process (I don't believe that it was my problem) and it basically did not work for me. Sorry for the longwinded inquiry, but can anyone suggest a good online file storage service that works and is reliable, etc.?

Or is there another way to move these files that I am not thinking of?
 

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Too bad its Windows 98. Mozy Home seems to do exactly what you need.

Here is a list of some others, a few of which are free. XDrive looks promising except that I couldn't find OS requirements: http://davie.wordpress.com/2006/06/30/couchsurfingcom-goes-down-but-a-lesson-learned/

If you are just looking for a place to dump files and not a true 'backup solution' then I think it gets quite a bit easier. http://www.listible.com/list/online-file-storage
 

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My pc shows "There might be problem with the driver of the local area network" and "wireless network".
My desktop pc is intel core 2 duo 3.00ghz, Ram 3GB & Win7 Ultimate with 64bit.
I had Avast Premier but uninstalled now.
I uninstalled the network & wireless drivers from device manager.
I did like gpedit, regedit, services etc from internet solutions.
I restored my system for sometime but nothing is succeed.
2 days ago everything was fine but I didn't anything.
I am connected on this network with my phone perfectly working. No problem to my other devices but my desktop only. Pls dear I need my pc is connected badly for some needs.......
 

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windows can check online for a solution

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I have a Media Sharing problem. Up until a few days ago I could stream files from my PC to my Xbox360 through WMP11 (I am running Vista Ultimate Home Edition 64bit SP2).

I have the error message on the WMP: "Media sharing has been turned off because a required Windows setting or component has changed. For additional assistance, click Web Help." The Web Help link sends me here where I discovered the origin of the problem:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/wi...id=C00D0FF4&contextid=233&originalid=C00D0FF4

I have completed everything until Step 5 (part 3)

Navigate to the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Preferences\HME\[security ID] subkey. The name text of the security ID folder is long, composed of alphanumeric characters broken up with dashes.

When I navigate to the appropriate location there is nothing in my "HME" folder. No [Security ID] Subkey, no alphanumeric characters...nothing. I am supposed to access the Permissions of the security ID folder and confirm my user account is listed as the owner of this subkey on the Security tab, but I can not.

I believe a total re-install of Vista would solve this since WMP is built into the OS, but I don't have an install disc and I really would hate to do that regardless.

The CMD: sfc /scannow does not repair the file. Neither does the MicrosoftFixit.WinMediaPlayer.Run.exe program. It's not possible to re-install WMP since the version I have is newer than the version the Mi... Read more

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Facebook has become the daily need of people because facebook have many features to attract peoples for socializing but facebook hasn't any helpline number to solve the user's issue regarding their facebook account but if any user of facebook want to solve
any query or issue regarding their facebook account so that user can get help from some third parties. If you want to get help so dial the toll-free number and complete help.
Dial toll-free number:
+1-844-773-9313 (USA, CANADA)
+44-800-051-3717 (UK)
+61-180-082-5192 (AUS)

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I need at least 10 gb of online backup space to backup my girlfriend's photos and her parents files to. I would like it to be free if possible and automatic too (that's not a huge issue though). Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks!

-Derek
 

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I recently started having trouble with my hard drive and the need for backing up everything on my computer has become evident. If anyone has some advice on how to do this, I would appreciate it. I want to know things such as the best free online storage site out there, and how to set it up. Also, I would like to know how to set up automatic backups on XP. Thanks.
 

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Does anyone here use the Carbonite online backup service? I know someone who does, but I'm still a bit skeptical of trusting my "priceless" photos and stuff to some company's server.

I've been backing up on separate hard drives. But they're not big enough now, so I'm going to have to buy a bigger one. Is it better to go with an online service, and upload your files to their server, than mirror a partition to your local backup hard drive? What is the best online backup service out there?

My friend who uses Carbonite loves it (though he's never had to restore a wiped-out system with it). They charge $49.95 per year for unlimited space. Their software monitors your system to detect changed/added files and then uploads those, adding to the backup, but I wonder if that extra software being always active is going to slow down my system.
 

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I would like to be backed up online. I have Ghost but I would prefer an online solution....I recently had a fire scare and I just think it would be best. I am a home user, not a business, but I want to be able to backup my entire drives...my whole system basically, a la Ghost or the others...so that in case of disaster (I've had them) I can just restore my whole system. Is this unreasonable/unrealistic? What software would you recommend? What kind of pricing am I looking at?

I've checked out Mozy, Crytonite, a few others...not sure they are what I want/need....

thanks for any feedback!
 

A:what is the best online backup?

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IS there a free way to back up my computer to the internet/server? Automatic preferably...
Thank you in advance!
 

A:Online Backup?

Doubt it, and how long have you got anyway ? A typical PC has often got a minimum of 20Gb of data, whilst a typical 5Mbit download broadband only has 300Kbit upload, and to transfer 20Gb would take approximately 148 hours.

Better buy a cheap USB hard drive
 

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I'm interested in backing up around 25 GB of digital images on line. Any suggestions on a cost-effective way to have these pics backed up remotely?

Thanks for any help you can provide.
 

A:(ttt) Backup Online

Burn them on DVD's and put them somewhere else, like a safe deposit box.

You could get an account somewhere like Xdrive, but you'll pay for it, and I wish you luck uploading 25GB of data
 

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In the recent Tea Fire in Santa Barbara, several people I know lost their homes. One of my best friends is a computer professional but he lost everything because he did not have any external backup.....this has made me realize how vital this is.

So...I'm wondering if someone can suggest the best online backup option? Mozy? Krypton? Others? Thanks!
 

A:The best online backup?

Ummmmm.....that would be "Carbonite"... sorry.......
 

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I have a NAS and would like to backup/sync certain folders to it. What programs can be recommended for this?
*I have just recently started using windows again*

A:need a backup solution

My favorite syncing program for making backups is FreeFileSync. I suggest NOT connecting the NAS to the computer except when running a backup.

If you need continuous backups, I suggest also using Carbonite, an inexpensive cloud backup service. It runs quietly in the background so you won't ever know it's running. Last time I checked, the basic service was only $60/year.

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I'm looking for a backup program that will not pack files into anything more complicated or unusual then a zip file. I'd prefer if it didn't pack them at all and simply maintained the directory structure in a different place.


It doesn't need to be complicated... basically what I'm looking for is a program that copies a directory to a different location with a folder name that includes the date it was copied. I'd like it to do perhaps a month's worth of backups before it writes over old backups.


Additionally, I'm wondering if the same program would have a hard time also backing up the most recent backup to a thumbdrive automatically. There would be perhaps three different thumb drives that would be exchanged at about once a day. That is TD(A) is in the computer and is backed up to, it is taken out later that day and replaced with TD(B) which is backed up to the next day automatically. I'm asking that long as the thumb drives are given the same drive letter there shouldn't be a problem, right?

The logic behind this is that I don't want to worry about restoration software when I'm accessing a backup. Furthermore these backups might be used at some point to sync information between different computers. I know this will mean that my files will take up more space then if they were packed... but that's really not important in this situation.


Does anyone know of a good backup program that can handle th... Read more

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Besides my primary home computer, I have two laptops and a desk top that I'd like to backup to external storage attached to my primary system.

My primary is not a server, as such (e.g. no server platform in place), it is running Vista Business x64.

While my primary system is now backed up (everything) using the image backup solution provided by Vista Business, I'd like to backup my other systems (or should say - family's systems) to the same external device.

To do this backup would use my home network to the shared 1.5TB drive.

Are there any products which may be installed that performes the function of imaging the system to a backup medium across a home network? I know I'd have to create a boot disk for the system being backed up should a recovery be required, but I can transport my external drive to any of the other systems to direct connect then.

Thank you for any advise that may be available on this.
 

A:Best solution to a backup need

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Hello Guys,

i got two offices about 150KM from each other
i need to backup 10 to 20GB / machine

the data ranges from accounts package to doc files etc...

i suggested a vpn, then backup from one side to the other and vice versa as this ensures backups are swapped over and are off site.

Would you recommend this, or am i better off using a hosted backup service i pay for / GB?

your thoughts please
 

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Hi, I am looking for something that will backup my entire OS incase something happens to my XP OS and is easy to work with if I need to use it to get back my system to the correct state. I appreciate any help.
 

A:Backup solution

Hi,
Acronis True Image gets very good reviews in these forums:

http://www.acronis.com/

Richard.
 

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Hiya

I need a cheap Backup solution that can

1. Backup to CDRW
2. Have a good compression rate eg zip
3. Run schedule
4 run full and incremental backups
5. easy to use

Backup volume currently is 2gb and will not exceed 5gb

for my docs etc

any recomendations

ps someone recommended ntbackup but i'm having probs getting it to write directly to cdrw any ideas to overcome this?

thanks
 

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I would like one and all to come and answer this vexing question:

Using a Software, Hardware or a combination of the two, what is the best approach to take when wanting to backup your computer?

The answer can come suggesting any form, be it using some sort of RAID array, using software for complete Disk Imaging, or simply purchasing the new Drobo. I'm looking for everyone's take on this important subject, as I have yet to choose a method that I will stick to myself, and am sure there are many out there that know more about the topic than I do.

Thanks to any and all who provide me some clarity!
 

A:The Best Possible PC Backup Solution?

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Which is your Backup Solution?
 

A:BackUp Solution

I use AOMEI Backupper standard(Free) most of the time.Easy to use.
 

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Hello, guys!
I'm going to backup my PC and want to buy new True Image 2009, i heard that Acronis has just released it.
What do you think about it?

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Hi everyone,

I just contacted CDW about a backup solution for the following setup:

1 Application Server (CRM/SQL Server) - Windows Server 2003 - Dell Poweredge 1800
1 File Server/User Management - Windows Server 2000 - Explorer (4+ years old)
1 File Server - Seagate External 400GB HD attached to the 2000 Server by USB
8 Workstations with Windows XP Pro
2 MACs with (Jaguar/Tiger)
1 Linksys Wireless Access PointClick to expand...

They quoted me all this:

EXEC 10D SVR CPS MLP W/SUP - $539
10D WIN REM AGT CAL WIN/NW - $199
EXEC 10D WIN SQL SVR 30PT - $669
QUANTUM 200/400GB LT02 INT SCSI BLK - $1529
QUANTUM LTO ULTRIUM 2 TAPE CARTRIDGE - $39 x 7 - $273
Click to expand...

He said I need 3 agents (1st 3 on the list). What are these agents and do I really NEED them? Also I said we are only using about 60 of our 400GB and that the tape drive did not need to do the whole 400. We can get by for the next few years with a 200-300GB drive.

We are a small non-profit organization so while a backup is important so is every penny. How can I get this price down to $1500 TOTAL and still have a working, reliable backup system?

Thanks,

Matt
 

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Hi, I'm looking for a realy simple to use backup/sync solution for my win7 prof 64bit desktop pc.

I want to do daily version backups to a nas but also an instant incremental - dropbox like - sync/mirror of my %userprofile% directory to an external usb drive.

What programs would you sugest? I've tried Acronis True Image Home 2012 which offers backup & sync but it didn't sync my hidden appdata directory.

Thanks in advance.

A:Looking for backup solution

Lots of people here recommend Macrium. The paid version would have all the functions you might need. The free one is limited. I've not used much myself so I don't know first hand.

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I have a problem with disk because of administrator's policies that prevent the disk online.

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Hi
Our firm is looking into online backup, because we work in a potential fire risk business my boss is worried that if we had a fire we would loose everything.
I was wondering if anybody had any views, comments about this way of backing up valuable data.
 

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Hey guys,

After my PC buggered up and I lost some files, I'm looking at possibly using an online backup service to back up my photos and other personal files.

I want to use an online service as I think it will be easier, and wont require me to buy any extra hardware.

So, what ones do you guys recomend? I want a service where I can tell it to back up specific folders, and possibly do this constantly in the background, so my backups are never out of date.

Any advice always appreciated!

Thanks, Dean

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Hello

I am looking for an online backup which also allows to backup on a network drive.
I have found one option which is Moxzy Pro though it is rather expensive. Does anyone of you know of any other? I would also consider and FTP solution which I could then use with an FTP client to backup both, online and network drive.

Thanks

A:online backup options

Online Backup Review - Top 10 Best Online Backup

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Soon, I'll no longer be using SOS Online Backup. I was grandfathered in with their unlimited plan, but just found out that all grandfathered unlimited accounts will now be required to switch to limited plans. This sucks, because the greatest feature of SOS is true archiving, which enables me to upload huge files such as BD rips, and then delete them from my PC while keeping them in the cloud, thereby freeing up space on my C drive. Do you guys know of any online backup services that offer unlimited and true archiving? What can you recommend? Thanks.

Jim

A:Need Online Backup Recommendation

Hi:

Bummer.
That stinks.
I was looking at them to replace my current service (see below).
But it's too late to get a grandfathered unlimited account.
Bummer.

I compiled this list back in FEBRUARY.
Obviously, it is no longer entirely up to date on some details.
So I offer it "as is", as far as researching the other companies.
This is in addition to the usual vendors (Carbonite, Mozy) and the big "cloud" file-sharing services (Google Drive, OneDrive, SugarSync,etc.)

I have a feeling that an UNLIMITED account with TRUE ARCHIVING and adequate SECURITY will be EXPENSIVE and/or hard to find.

Let us know what you come up with,

MM

1. SOS Online Backup (replaces MBSB) ($79.99/yr per PC; unlimited; never deletes; good security): SOS Online Backup Review & Rating | PCMag.com
2. Crash Plan ($59.99/yr/PC or $149.99 family; unlimited; never deletes; good security): CrashPlan Review & Rating | PCMag.com
3. IDRive ($59.50/yr for 1 TB; some service & CS issues, but responsive; good security; File Explorer integration; *site NOT whitelisted by KL*): IDrive Review & Rating | PCMag.com
4. SpiderOak ($84/yr for 30 GB, $129 for 1 TB; best privacy, but expensive and slow): SpiderOakONE Review & Rating | PCMag.com

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I run a small business and have my important data backed up in the same HDD. Further as there is always risk of hard drive failures, I wanted to keep my data securely somewhere offsite. One of my good clients recommended me this online backup service to backup my data safely and automatically. He claims that they use if for years and it works well for them but before I use this service I wanted to know your views/ comments on this.

A:Online Backup - Any Ideas?

That is an option. Another option is to have your computer backup to your computer at home. You can use a Dynamic DNS service to connect to whatever computer you wish. As a mater of fact you could have it backup to a external USB drive with the right type of router. http://no-ip.com is a free service. This way you have total control.Just one more dea to think about. You will need atleast DSL or cable on each end.

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Soon, I'll no longer be using SOS Online Backup. I was grandfathered in with their unlimited plan, but just found out that all grandfathered unlimited accounts will now be required to switch to limited plans. This sucks, because the greatest feature of SOS is true archiving, which enables me to upload huge files such as BD rips, and then delete them from my PC while keeping them in the cloud, thereby freeing up space on my C drive. Do you guys know of any online backup services that offer unlimited and true archiving? What can you recommend? Thanks.

Jim

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Hi:

Bummer.
That stinks.
I was looking at them to replace my current service (see below).
But it's too late to get a grandfathered unlimited account.
Bummer.

I compiled this list back in FEBRUARY.
Obviously, it is no longer entirely up to date on some details.
So I offer it "as is", as far as researching the other companies.
This is in addition to the usual vendors (Carbonite, Mozy) and the big "cloud" file-sharing services (Google Drive, OneDrive, SugarSync,etc.)

I have a feeling that an UNLIMITED account with TRUE ARCHIVING and adequate SECURITY will be EXPENSIVE and/or hard to find.

Let us know what you come up with,

MM

1. SOS Online Backup (replaces MBSB) ($79.99/yr per PC; unlimited; never deletes; good security): SOS Online Backup Review & Rating | PCMag.com
2. Crash Plan ($59.99/yr/PC or $149.99 family; unlimited; never deletes; good security): CrashPlan Review & Rating | PCMag.com
3. IDRive ($59.50/yr for 1 TB; some service & CS issues, but responsive; good security; File Explorer integration; *site NOT whitelisted by KL*): IDrive Review & Rating | PCMag.com
4. SpiderOak ($84/yr for 30 GB, $129 for 1 TB; best privacy, but expensive and slow): SpiderOakONE Review & Rating | PCMag.com

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