Robocopy Backup Routine for you Windows Sysadmins

This creates a total of 20 copies of c:\shared to d:\backup. I run it daily. d: cd backup rmdir /s /q dailynew20 rename dailynew19 dailynew20 rename dailynew18 dailynew19 rename dailynew17 dailynew18 rename dailynew16 dailynew17 rename dailynew15 dailynew16 rename dailynew14 dailynew15 rename dailynew13 dailynew14 rename dailynew12 dailynew13 rename dailynew11 dailynew12 rename dailynew10 dailynew11 rename dailynew9 dailynew10…

Ransomware Is Your Biggest Nightmare

Ransomware, a hack that scrambles your files, rendering them useless until you cough up money to the extortionist, has gotten huge. The Garmin corporation, makers of GPS’s, actually shut down for several days while recovering from a ransomware attack. If these scumbags can bring a big company down, they can do the same to you….

Thanks for the Reminder, Microsoft. You’re Still Evil.

Microsoft sent many of us to Apples and Linux computers in the early oughts. Bill Gates was no prize, as far as ruthless billionaire CEO’s go, but his fat pal Steve Ballmer pushed evil to new heights, presiding over the Vista fuster-cluck, and calling Linux a cancer. But since the new guy has taken over,…

Stay Safely Backed Up Offline

There are some real baddies out there, folks who can and will turn your hard drives into jumbled nothing until you pay them hundreds of dollars. Protect yourself with offline backup. There are many free alternatives out there, including iDrive, Opendrive, and Google Drive. Synching allows you to back up to a friend’s computer, another…

Survive the Summer of 18 Safely

It’s a hot summer. Do you have a backup plan if the air conditioning fails and your computer overheats? Keep your valuable data backed up online, so that losing a home computer is an inconvenience, not a tragedy. Let me help.

Backup!

Backup: the sweetest word in high tech. As long as you have your stuff backed up, a dead phone or computer is a minor annoyance. And the only way to back up securely is redundantly. Let me help you get started.

Data Recovery

Do you have an old computer that won’t boot any more? Would you like the photos, movies, documents, and any other precious files recovered? I do that. Give me a call at 479-685-5757.

Don’t Get Duped on Facebook

Keep private! if you let others know certain things about your Facebook account, you’re in danger of getting “duplicated.” A hacker will use your profile picture and information to create a duped account and send your existing friends new friend requests, which they’ll probably accept. Next, they’ll re-join whatever groups you’re in, which will probably…

Which Operating System?

Windows 7 or 10? 7 allows you more control over your environment. 10 is more efficient and better secured. However, you are Microsoft’s guinea pig with 10, updates are sent down without being fully tested, consumers complete the testing process for business customers. My choice? Linux Mint. Contact me if you’d like help escaping the…

Put Me to Work!

What can I do for you? I can deliver a certified refurbed computer, set up, for $325.00. That includes a brand new Terabyte hard drive. I can set up and secure your home or office network, wired and/or wireless. I can set up your business website, complete with SSL encryption, mobile-friendly design, and all hosting…