Backup Your Files with 'tar' in Linux

The easiest way to back up your files is just copying. But if you have too many files to backup, copying and restoring may take too long time and it is not convenient. If there is a tool that can put many files into one file, the world will be better. Fortunately, 'tar' is used to create archive files. It can pack files or directories into a 'tar' file. It is like WinZip in Windows, but without compression.

Backup MBR in Linux

MBR is short for Master Boot Record. It is a very small program which is located in your hard disk and executes when a computer boots up, before the operating system. Typically, it is at the first sector on your hard disk and the size is 512 bytes. The MBR maintains the DPT (Disk Partition Table), which can contains 4 primary partitions, and start the operating system. If the MBR is damaged, your operating system wouldn't be able to boot up.

DriverMax: How to backup drivers in Windows

There are many situation when you need to backup drivers in your Windows installation. Since you are able to backup your drivers directly from the Windows installation, you can forget to installation media shipped with your hardware. Backup the drivers and feel free to reinstall your system.

How to backup KMail?

KMail is popular e-mail client for Linux users. You can find it in the KDE - powerful desktop environment. KMail is also a part of a bigger application called Kontakt. This part of KDE offers the complete solution for your contacts, e-mails, calendars, appointments, task lists and meeting scheduling. People always asks about backup features for their KMail installation. So there are few steps how to do KMail backup.

Guide to Using the Vista Backup System

Windows Vista backup system comes with a complete range of backup features to help you protect your important data files easily and more securely. The Vista backup system comprises of four areas: file backup and restore, complete PC or system backup and restore, system restore, and shadow copy. All these utilities are very simple and easy-to-use. Let's find out how they work.

Backup Internet Explorer favorites with IE7Pro

IE7Pro is a useful tool for users of Internet Explorer web browser. It adds improved download manager, faster pages loading, improved management of sessions and tabs. IE7Pro comes with Easy Homepage function which adds simple way how you could navigate to frequently visited pages from your homepage. It is similar to Speed Dial function in Opera browser. IE7Pro also comes with useful backup function for your Internet Explorer favorites.

Online Backup Services

Everyone knows how important it is to back up the data that you store on your computer.  Who hasn't heard the horror stories of someone who lost years of project work because they failed to back up their work?  Backing up is all well and good, but what do you do if you use more than one computer or have a busy schedule and often forget to back up your data? One method of backing up that has been growing in popularity lately has been online data storage.  Online backup is quickly becoming one of the most popular ways to back up data.

Backup Firefox bookmarks (and more) with Google Browser Sync

You never know when you computer goes wrong in the least suitable moment. Setting up a replacement computer may take several days before you remember what needs to be re-installed and configured. Try to prevent this kind of problems. If you are using the Firefox web browser try the Google Browser Sync extension which automatically backups the bookmarks, history, cookies and passwords to a remote Google servers.

How to Backup Outlook Express Data using Outlook Express Backup V6.5

An Outlook Express Backup V6.5 application is used to backup multiple identities, Outlook Express Data, signatures, Outlook Express accounts and Rules, preferences, blocked senders, Windows Favorites, Internet Explorer settings, and Windows Address Book (WAB). It's the best email backup software so far. The extra settings and features help to the professional users to customize more extensive backup capabilities.  

How to backup media in iTunes using iTunes 7.0

Apple announced a significant new update to their iTunes 7.0 with many new exciting features which helps you to backup your playlists or all your media files to CD/DVD and you can restore your iTunes library using your backup disc.