One of the most common issues we see in the world of computer repair is failing hard drives. Unfortunately, this is an issue that is unavoidable. However, you can minimize the damage and preserve your business continuity by using a proper backup solution.
Backing up your computer means that you have a duplicate copy of all your business or personal files in a secondary location. Unfortunately, there are a lot of misconceptions on what actually constitutes a “backup device” and how to truly backup your files. This blog post will discuss three common devices that are used to back up data—specifically, why they are not as reliable as one would assume and shouldn’t be used as data backup devices.
Topics: data backup
One of the most common complaints about Windows 10 is its intrusive privacy settings. With the release of the new operating system, this has become a stronger concern for a lot of home users. Windows 10 comes with several settings in place that mine a user's internet and computer usage to find personal information in order to “create a more customized computer experience.” This means a user's data is being mined to create ads directed specifically to the things he or she researches, buys, or uses on a daily basis online.
Topics: computer security