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Backing Up Your Systems

As a personal computer owner nothing stinks more than having a computer crash and losing everything! I can only image what that pain is for those who run businesses. When my computer crashed for the first time, and I had to reinstall the operating system I lost hundreds of photos. At the time I was clueless about backing up my important files. Thankfully now I know to back them up every so often to a external harddrive. But what happens if that external harddrive breaks? I know what will happen I will go into mommy meltdown, and throw a tantrum, I see it now.

I have been thinking about doing a backup offsite. With having these important files and images saved elsewhere I will hopefully be better protected in case something was to happen. This would save me from having a meltdown, it will save my husband from having to deal with me because I lost all those important images.

Whether you are a company owner or a personal computer user having a second backup method is always a smart route to take. For me my pictures are a way to keep those memories alive. I like sitting around going through them with my daughter.

Have you thought about backing up your important documents and pictures offsite?

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About Jammie Morey

Jammie is of Native American descent, she has family from the Ojibway/Chippewa tribe in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. She was born and raised in Michigan, where she later moved to Tennessee with her husband and daughter. Jammie and her husband home school their daughter, and enjoy doing many things together as a family. Some of those activities include geocaching, hiking, fishing, playing games together as a family, and just being silly with their daughter. Jammie is Owner of The Neat Things in Life. For more information visit on Google+.


  1. Karen Medlin says:

    I had an external harddrive fail on me, I checked around and it was going to be expensive to try to recover my data… but it was not a guarantee that they can recover any data.
    Thank you for the tip on backing up regularly, I will be checking into backup offsite.


    Jammie Reply:

    You are welcome! I have never had one break on me thank goodness but if I did I think I would be an emotional wreck!


  2. I do not have an external drive, and have had my computer crash. I just immediately save what I need to on disc and hope for the best.


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