Backup

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Foolproof personal backups with Mozy

It starts with that sinking feeling and all sorts of questions running through your head: When did I last backup? Did I include everything? Does the backup actually work? When did I last try restoring it? How much unrecoverable data could I have lost? Losing data can be an absolute stomach churning experience. Those first moments when the penny drops and you realise you’ve got a big, big problem are absolutely nightmarish and without a robust backup strategy it’s just a matter of time until you experience this firsthand. This last happened to me a couple of years ago when a disk had a catastrophic failure and refused to boot. Slaving the disk off another machine...