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Best Free Online Backup

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Do you know when the absolute worst time to think about backups is? It’s the moment when the tech support guy tells you your hard drive has died and your data is lost.

The free online backup services will save your files off-site to the cloud. If your hard drive crashes, your files are not lost. Your first line of defense should be an external hard drive to back up your hard drive or a jump drive for your documents.

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Best Free File Manager for Android

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We are all used to the different flavours of file managers in Microsoft Windows, but just how good are any of the freeware file manager apps available for Android devices? Let's find out from this list of products reviewed and sorted in order of our rating for ease of your reference.

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Best Free Outlook Express Backup

Introduction

Many email programs do not provide a practical way to back up messages, contacts and accounts. For example, Outlook Express (OE) uses an arcane data store that makes it difficult for ordinary mortals to back up, much less restore email messages. Backup programs offer a more straightforward way to back up messages, account settings and contact details (address book).

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Free Replacements For Drop.io

Sending files to another person these days is usually as simple as attaching them to an email, but what if the file is a large one?

This article looks at two online services for sending large files which are easy to use, and above all free.

The other criteria I set for these services to meet were:

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Best Free Disk Space Analyzer

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One way to find out which files are hogging disk space when your hard drive fills up is to use a specialist utility that displays your disk space usage. There are a number of excellent free utilities that differ mainly in the way the disk space usage is portrayed.

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Best Free File Rename Utility

 

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In these days of MP3 libraries and vast collections of digital images, many of us have faced the necessity of renaming our files for organizational purposes. If you've come here looking for a solution we have some good news. There are great and free programs to suit your needs.

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Best Free Hard Drive Health Monitoring and Diagnostic Programs

 

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If you aren't aware of the condition of your hard drives, you may not be able to save your valuable data before it's too late. Not all hard drive crashes are random, so you may have time to backup your data before it fails completely.

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Best Free CD-DVD Emulation Software

Introduction

Having CD/DVD emulation software works like having multiple CD/DVD ROM drives. The emulation software allows users to run a CD/DVD image directly from a hard disk after mounting the image to a virtual disk drive. This works the same as or even better than the traditional way for users to run a CD/DVD from a physical disk drive after mounting the CD/DVD onto it.

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