Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Good News & Bad News

The good news is I have my computer back. The bad news is Everything on my old hard drive has been lost. That'll teach me to go 6 months without backing up my files. Oh well, I am trying to look at this as a clean slate and an opportunity to start fresh with a lot of things. Since I just got the computer back last night I am trying to everything reinstalled and functional. Hopefully I should be at a place where I can post regularly within the next week. The tweed ride photos are bursting out of my camera, but I am deciding if I should wait until I order an external drive (or 2).

5 comments:

  1. UGH!! So sorry to hear that happened to you!

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  2. That's really hard but it seems like you have the right attitude. Here is a recent blog post from mnmlist regarding backing up:

    http://mnmlist.com/minimalist-backup

    Personally I use the Apple Time Capsule which backs up my computer wirelessly every day so I don't ever have to think about it.

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  3. Dreamlet, thanks for the article. I have to say those are some good ideas. I feel so glad I have emailed so much of my freelance stuff to people. Where does your time capsule back up to? Do you have an external drive?

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  4. Here's good thoughts sent your way wishing this gets resolved well for you!!

    Hang in there, maybe a miracle? While doing my blog I got a virus that completely wiped me out. I borrowed a laptop like you're currently doing for 3 months.
    As a last resort I thought about getting the hard drive recovered and everyone I contacted to do it, wanted more $$ than the last one with no guarantees. Finally the last guy I talked to gave me some advice. I spent one entire week on all these techy forums and tried code fix after every other kind of fix to get my computer to come to life again. Guess what? I DID it and it's the very laptop I'm on at this moment.
    Oh, the external hard drive backup - YES!
    GOOD LUCK!

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  5. Lacie brand external hard drives are really good. I have one and it has a nice bright orange bumper case. I carry it to and from work and it's been a trooper.
    xo
    eva // evoluer

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