Clean up before yourself

One of the most disliked tasks a P.C. support person is asked to undertake is to “clean up” a system, which equates to cleaning up someone else’s mess or treasure. From time to time this consultant is requested to clean up a computer. More often than not there is nothing wrong with the computer. The…

Hard Disks are not back-up solutions

What really gets my back up

One of the things that frequently gets my back up is when I eagerly browse the latest electronic / computer catalogues to arrive in my letter box only to see external hard drives being advertised as back-up devices. Whether USB or Firewire, powered or self powered, an external drive is NOT A BACK-UP solution.