Mozy Online Data Backup

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Posted 01 Oct 2007 in Geek Girl

Geek GirlHave you ever restarted your computer one day and all of your photos and documents are GONE?!?!?

Or, have you ever accidentally deleted a folder of documents and realized, “Durn, I shouldn’t have done that,” but when you went to Recycle Bin, there was nothing there?!?!?

That is a nightmare that far too many people experience every day. :sad:

But, there’s online backup program that will automatically backup your computer files to a secure online server.

Mozy is offers 2GB of space to start, but you can get more space by having friends and family sign up with your referral link. For each person who signs up and uses their Mozy account, you get an additional 256MB of space.

Signing up is as easy as:

1) Filling out a online survey about yourself;

2) Verifying your email address/account (click the link in your email);

3) Downloading and installing the Mozy software on your computer; and

4) Select the folders to backup, start the backup and go get a soda and watch football! 😀

Mozy is a FREE program. It supports Windows. Macintosh support is available under public beta. Because it is fully customizable, you can set backups to start only at night when you are asleep, or while your computer is idle.

Note: If you work under bandwidth limits, be sure to select only a few folders to backup, or disable the automatic backup.

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