Posts tagged with ‘RAID’

What is the Best Backup for Windows in a Small Home or Office?

December 5, 2010

What is the Best Backup for Windows in a Small Home or Office? Which Windows Backup?  A History. Over the years I’ve tried many systems for backing up crucial Windows data.  Currently for small-scale backups I use the ubiquitous and almost bullet-proof flash drives, my current one tipping the scales at 8Gb.  But for major […]

How to Convert a Dynamic Disk to Basic Disk in Windows 7

September 26, 2009

How to Convert a Windows 7 Dynamic Disk to Basic Disk When  Microsoft says It’s Irreversible! Firstly, Do Not Dance with the Devil! I made the mistake (again!) of trying dynamic disks with my new Windows 7 installation.  I must have been asleep – the use of this system is seriously frowned upon for most […]

A Military Way out of The Credit Crunch

February 24, 2009

Willie Sutton In a curious parallel with the Great Depression when many millions lost their homes and money, I’m reminded about the phrase reputedly said by a USA bank robber of the time, and how it could equally well be applied to our current predicament…. When asked “Mr Sutton, why do you rob banks?”, he […]

Northern Ireland: United in Parliament, United in Crime

September 26, 2008

In an amazing show of unity across the divide that still sometimes splits the two blocs of Northern Ireland, some people have demonstrated just how well two peoples can get on, if they try. As if in an Ealing comedy or an act from Spike Milligan’s Puckoon, they’ve been dodging the revenue men with tonnes […]

Sunday Herald uncovers theft of data from every guest in 1300 Best Western Hotels in past 12 months

August 25, 2008

Revealed: 8 million victims in the world’s biggest cyber heist By Iain S Bruce of the Scottish Sunday Herald Some bad guys have stolen the identities of about 8 million people in a hacking raid instigated by an Indian cracker that could ultimately steal more than £2.8billion from people’s credit card and bank accounts plus […]