How to Back Up Your Hard Drive to Google Drive

You can never go wrong by backing up data from your laptop or mobile device to a separate device, be it an external local drive, or to the cloud.  It is a very simple process to back up your content to Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive or Dropbox or Box.  They range in space from 2 GB to 15 GB free, with the option to purchase additional storage for a very reasonable monthly fee.

One thing to think about when backing up content is Continue reading


Three New Year’s tech resolutions you must keep

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Happy New Year.  Here’s hoping 2017 will be a great year for you.  And here is an article that provides three great ideas for your cyber-protection this year:  Passwords, Backup, and Digitization.

We have talked about all three at this site at different times, and now is just as good a time as any to go for the hat trick.  With all the concerns over hacking and password breaches, Continue reading

OK, panic—newly evolved ransomware is bad news for everyone

Good morning folks.  Most of you have heard all about ransomware and how it can adversely affect your computer.  And most of you have probably said “It can’t happen to me”. Well let me bring you up to speed.  It CAN and MIGHT happen to you when you least expect it.

I have a friend who called me a couple  of weeks ago who was having problems with JPG images on his laptop.  I went over and Continue reading