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November 2015 LCCU Meeting • Disaster-proof your computer backup – we’ll demo local and online backup solutions. • We’ll answers members’ questions: – How do you convert a pdf file to editable text? – What are certificate errors, and why do we care? – How can you edit selected portions of a photo?
November 2015 LCCU Meeting Backup Strategies • References – Types of Backup Software : What’s the difference between Disk Imaging, File Based Backup, or Synchronization, and which should I use? – techsupportalert. com – The absurdly simple guide to backing up your PC PC World, 2013 – The complete guide to backing up your computer properly – TNW News, 2015
November 2015 LCCU Meeting Backup Strategies • References – 7 Backup Strategies for Your Data, Multimedia, and System Files – PC World, Win XP & Vista – How do I backup my computer? – Ask. Leo. com – How to back up a Windows PC or laptop for free PC Advisor, 2015 – Thinking About PC Backup Strategies – Thurott 2015 – How to Backup Your Computer – Backblaze. com
November 2015 LCCU Meeting Backup Strategies • What to backup & when: – Your documents - daily or continuously – Application data – email, contacts, browser bookmarks, passwords – daily or continuously – Your photos – daily or when added – Media – music and video - less often – Heirlooms – archive – Applications – when added, changed – System – monthly, after patch Tuesday
November 2015 LCCU Meeting Backup Strategies • Types of backup: – Files & folders - Documents, Photos, Videos, Music, plus application data including email, contacts, browser bookmarks, passwords. – Image – includes everything on the hard drive: boot record, partitions, OS, programs, data files. – Clone – a copy of every sector on the disk, including those not used.
November 2015 LCCU Meeting Backup Strategies • Characteristics of a disaster-proof backup: – Scheduled, automatic. – Incremental or differential backup after full backup. – Verifies backup file, notifies of failure or success. – Keeps previous versions & deleted files. – Allows restore of individual files or everything. – Can restore to different hardware. – Backup is stored offsite. – Secure - encrypted, password protection available.
November 2015 LCCU Meeting Backup Strategies • 3 -2 -1 backup strategy: 3 copies of your files, 2 on different media locally, 1 offsite • Free local backup: AOMEI Backupper , Ease. US Todo Backup Free, or Macrium Reflect Free. • Free offsite backup: – Use free local backup and rotate media offsite. – Crashplan backup to friend’s PC over the internet. – Limit backup to 5 GB & use Idrive online file & folder backup.
November 2015 LCCU Meeting Online Backup • Idrive – – 5 GB free storage, $45/yr for 1 TB, 10 devices. – 10 file versions retained for unlimited duration. • Crashplan – 30 day trial, $60/yr unlimited storage. 1 computer. – Unlimited file versions retained for unlimited time. • Backblaze – 15 day trial, $50/yr unlimited storage, 1 computer. – Unlimited versions retained for 30 days.
November 2015 LCCU Meeting Online Backup • IDrive Backup - features – Free – 5 GB; Paid - $44. 62 /yr for I TB, 10 devices – Scheduled full & incremental file & folder backup – Continuous, hourly or daily frequency – Up to 10 versions retained for unlimited duration – Encryption is 256 -bit AES, private key available – Free 3 TB disk service for backup, $99 for restore – Backup external & network drives – Disk image backup is available
November 2015 LCCU Meeting Online Backup • IDrive Backup - demo – Settings: can select continuous backup. – Scheduler: select daily or hourly backup; notify always or on failure only. – Backup: allows bandwidth throttle, changing files included or excluded. – Restore: presents file tree, check folders/files wanted.
November 2015 LCCU Meeting Local Backup • AOMEI Backupper - features – Image, clone or file & folder backups. – Full and incremental, scheduled. – Encrypted & compressed. – Verification tool, backup logs. – Uses VSS (volume shadow service) to track changes. – Selective restore from image. – Dissimilar hardware restore of image. – Creates rescue disk.
November 2015 LCCU Meeting Local Backup • AOMEI Backupper - demo – Home – lists backup status, Advanced, Schedule Task lists next backup – Menu, Settings: normal compression, intelligent sector backup, use VSS, automatically check backup. – Backup: choose system, disk, partition, file & folder, sync, and set destination and schedule. – Restore: presents file tree, check folders/files wanted. – Utilities: Check Image, Explore Image, View Logs, Create Bootable Media, …
November 2015 LCCU Meeting Additional Backup Ideas • Backup Firefox & Chrome favorites online: Ever. Sync add-on • Backup passwords online – use Last. Pass • Backup email with file & folder backup – move storage to folder within My Documents: if using Windows Live Mail, click Options, Mail, Advanced, Maintenance button, Store Folder button.
November 2015 LCCU Meeting Online backup • References – The Best Online Backup Services for 2015 – PC Mag – 34 Online Backup Services Reviewed - about. com – Best Cloud Backup Services 2015 – Tom’s Guide – Idrive – PC Magazine – IDrive Pro Personal Review – toptenreviews. com – i. Drive Express: Ship It to the Cloud - Wired
November 2015 LCCU Meeting Local backup • Tutorials – Free Backup Software AOMEI Backupper (full version) – How to restore system from one computer to other one with AOMEI Universal Restore? – Creating an Image with Ease. US Todo – Ask. Leo. com – Restoring an Image with Ease. US Todo – Ask. Leo. com
November 2015 LCCU Meeting Local backup • Free Backup & Cloning Software – AOMEI Backupper – Ease. US Todo Backup Free – Macrium Reflect Free Edition – Paragon Backup and Recovery Free – Drive Image XML – *Aomei Backupper* Free Imaging – Test & Review – Dave’s Computer Tips – 8 Backup Tools Explained for Windows 7 and 8 – How. To. Geek. com
November 2015 LCCU Meeting Local backup • Recommendations from the experts – Best Free File-Based Backup Program from techsupportalert. com 2015 – Best Free Drive Cloning Software from techsupportalert. com – 34 Free Backup Software Tools from about. com – 8 Best Commercial Backup Software Programs – about. com
November 2015 LCCU Meeting Convert pdf to text • Convert PDF to Google Docs or MS Word using NEW Google Drive for 2015 – Youtube • Use Google Docs to convert pdf files in which you can highlight the text (not saved as images): – In Google Docs, click New, File Upload. – Right-click file, flick Open With, Google Docs. – In Google Docs, click File, Download As, and either Microsoft Word (. docx) or Open. Document format (. odf).
October 2015 LCCU Meeting Website Certificates • Signs that a website uses encryption & is secure: – Closed lock in the address bar, to left or right of URL – URL begins with https: // – It has a certificate from one of about 100 certificate authorities recognized by the major browsers. • The browser checks the certificate: – web site address matches the address on the certificate. – the certificate is signed by a trusted certificate authority. – today’s date is within the certificate’s period of validity.
October 2015 LCCU Meeting Website Certificates • To view the certificate and check for yourself before you log in, click the lock icon and select “View certificates” or “Certificate information”. • Certificate error causes – – Name on certificate does not match site name. – Certificate has expired (issued for 1 or 2 years). – Certificate authority’s name is not a valid one. – The date on your computer is incorrect. – Browser’s list of certificate authorities is outdated.
October 2015 LCCU Meeting Website Certificates • Example error messages: – “Certificate error …” – “Revocation information for the security certificate for this site is not available. Do you want to proceed? ” – “There is a problem with this website’s security certificate”. • Note – if you think the site is OK, check that the system date on your computer is correct, & try a different browser: Firefox instead of IE.
October 2015 LCCU Meeting Website Certificates • Understanding Web Site Certificates from USCERT of the Dept. Of Homeland Security • About certificate errors from Microsoft • Why am I getting security certificate errors? from Ask. Leo. com • What Is A Website Security Certificate, And Why Should You Care? – makeuseof. com • Fix: There is a problem with this website’s security certificate in IE – the windowsclub. com
October 2015 LCCU Meeting Edit Selected Area of Photo • Open photo in Picasa’s Edit mode and click “Upload to Google Photos” button. • Use the Chrome browser, to go to Google+: (plus. google. com) and click Profile in the left column and the Photos tab. Select the photo you shared, and above it click Edit. On the right click “Selective”. • Click the icon above “Add control Point” and click center of an area to be modified.
October 2015 LCCU Meeting Edit Selected Area of Photo • Drag the double arrow icon to control the size of area to be modified. • Drag the B, C or S icon to control the amount of change to Brightness, Contrast or Saturation. Note the effect is feathered at the edges. Click “Done Editing” when finished. • To download photo back to your computer, click “More”, “Download Photo”, which puts it (inconveniently) in your Download folder.
October 2015 LCCU Meeting Edit Selected Area of Photo • Picasa References from picasageeks. com – Picasa Tip: Brighten a Selected Area of a Picture • How to Brighten Up a Specific Part of a Photo with Virtually Any Image Editor
June 2015 LCCU Meeting Best Multi-device Antivirus • 4 security suites that protect all your devices from PC World – Mc. Afee All Access, Norton One, Trend Micro Titanium maximun Security & Web. Root Secure. Anywhere Complete • Internet Security Software Reviews from Consumersearch. com – free mobile internet security: Avira, Avast!
August 2015 LCCU Meeting Spreadsheet Templates • Acquiring Templates for Libre. Office Calc: – In Calc, click File, New, Templates, click icon at upper right, “Get more templates …”. – In the browser window, click Templates tab. Select from categories on right, e. g. “Budget Templates”, then select individual template. Click download link and save file, then run it. – Back in Calc, click File, Templates, Save as Template.