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The best free disk imaging program: a comparative analysis (updated)

What is the best way to safeguard your computer and undo a system disaster? Most would agree that is done best by making a  so called ‘disk image’, where your entire system partition is backed up and cloned, and the image saved on a different physical hard drive. Disk images are also an excellent way

Nov 30, 2012
Samer Kurdi
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Backup and restore Windows’ registry and user profiles with Tweaking.com’s Registry Backup

There are many ways to protect your system. You could use Windows’ internal ‘system restore’, for example, or you could make backup images of your system partition. Another way to protect your system would be to backup your registry (and user profiles) and restore them when you need to, and which has the advantage of

Nov 13, 2012
Samer Kurdi
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Backup Your iPhone Contacts easily with My Contacts Backup

One of the biggest fears for a mobile user is losing all of his or her contacts. It is more common that you would think, and can happen for a variety of reasons such as theft, software or hardware upgrades, changing a SIM or a carrier, etc. Or perhaps you want to take your contacts

Nov 6, 2012
Hammad
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Transfer your files across many online services, with ‘Pipe’

We all use online services to all sorts of files. Sites like Facebook and Flickr for images and sites like SkyDrive and DropBox for all types of  files, and so on. Sometimes, however, you might need to transfer files between these services; for example, to transfer a document from your SkyDrive account to your Box

Oct 5, 2012
Hammad
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Share and view large documents online, with Jumpshare

Want to share large files? Want to share large files without requiring the recipient to be online, necessarily? Want to share large files without having to register or create an account? If so, check out this free service. Jumpshare allows you to share large documents up to 100 megs (and 2 gigs in total) through

Sep 24, 2012
Hammad
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How to automatically sync your PC folders with your Android

Ever wished you could keep a folder on your PC synced up with you Android? I have an active folder on my PC where I save my favorite songs that I always listen to, and I would like any MP3s I add to it to also appear on my Android. Or for example you might

Sep 4, 2012
Samer Kurdi
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Backup your browser easily with BrowserBackup Pro for Chrome, Opera, Firefox and Chromium

There is is so much information that our browsers hold, that if the system crashes or if we reinstall or upgrade to a new OS or PC, we stand to be greatly inconvenienced if we lose them. I am not just talking about saved passwords, bookmarks, mail and contacts, but even speed-dial, notes, skins, sessions,

Aug 14, 2012
Hammad
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Restore and repair deleted or lost files with FreeRecover for Windows

FreeRecover is a portable and powerful program that will help you to recover deleted or otherwise lost files on NTFS formatted drives. It’s loaded with search and rescue features and costs absolutely nothing. We’ve all had at least one (most of us far more than one) moment where we deleted a file that we needed

Jul 12, 2012
B.C. Tietjens
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Bitcasa offers unlimited FREE cloud storage during its beta launch

Does a Dropbox-style cloud storage service with unlimited free storage sound too good to be true? It probably is, since newcomer Bitcasa is only offering this during its beta period (which happens to be right now). But this may be the shape of things to come, if you consider that (a) storage is becoming cheaper

Jul 9, 2012
Samer Kurdi
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Use an FTP folder as your very own, Dropbox-like backup service with FTPBox

Do you have access to FTP storage? Most hosted website come with many gigabytes of free space that stay mostly unused forever, that could easily be utilized for backup purposes. Even if you do not have access to an FTP server, you could sign up for many free or very cheap hosting plans that provide

Jun 27, 2012
Samer Kurdi
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Monitor your hard drive’s health and get customized warnings with Acronis Drive Monitor

Acronis Drive Monitor is a helpful utility that will warn you before your hard drive dies, and help you manage other aspects of your hard drive’s health. It’s free, exceptionally easy to use, and unobtrusive. One of the few things in the world that is certain, to paraphrase the Acronis web site, is that your

Jun 25, 2012
B.C. Tietjens
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How to run two Dropbox instances on the same PC

Why would you want to run multiple Dropbox instances on the same machine? We could think of two reasons (1) you’ve maxed out on the 16 gigs or so that each free Dropbox account can give you as a ceiling, and would like to use another account to add more, or (2) you would like

May 17, 2012
Samer Kurdi
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