Posts Tagged ‘back up’

How to Delete Your Yahoo Account

Friday, October 7th, 2016

It turns out that deleting a Yahoo account is fairly simple, but backing up your email, prior to deletion, is a little bit tricky.

A Reuters report suggests that Internet company Yahoo has been working with U.S. intelligence to search all customer emails. According to the report, Yahoo created a software that would scan all emails automatically at the request of U.S. intelligence even before they arrived in the user’s inbox. Reuters mentions that it received the information from several Yahoo employees.


To-Do Suggestions for when your Internet is Down

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

If all else fails, one could always try actually stepping away from the computer and talking to one’s family and friends.

My Internet connection stopped working suddenly yesterday and did not come back up after cutting power to the router for a couple of minutes. And so began my two-hour calling technical support odyssey. I talked to four different employees of the company which all suggested things that I knew were not going to solve the problem.


7 Things You Can Do with Your Cloud Storage

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Cloud storage can be incredibly helpful … as long as you keep in mind that privacy and security work differently in the cloud than they do on your hard drive.

Now that half of the world is talking about hosting files in the cloud, I thought it to be a good idea to take a look at what you can actually do with cloud storage space.  While you could use it exclusively to host files online, you may be missing out on some of the advanced options that online storage provides. This guide contains suggestions as to what these options may be.


Criteria to Determine Whether or Not to Back Up a System

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

This seems like a reasonable approach to back-ups and disaster recovery …

For infrastructure administrators, there is nothing more frustrating than expending precious time and system capacity to round out a data protection strategy for systems that don’t need backing up. IT pro Rick Vanover shares some criteria to help navigate these systems.