Backup

Attn: Carbonite Users

As a reseller of Carbonite Online Backup, I typically tout what Carbonite WILL do to keep your data from being lost in a hard drive failure or other disaster. However, this post is about what Carbonite will NOT do BY DEFAULT. After Carbonite is installed it will scan your computer to find the data file […] Read More

Ransomware Isn’t Going Away Any Time Soon

The importance of keeping your data safely backed up cannot be stressed enough. We address this issue directly in this post “Frustration And Heartbreak”. But, even the most diligent user who meticulously keeps their data backed up on an external usb device would probably still lose it in a ransomware attack because of the way […] Read More

Frustration and Heartbreak

Perhaps the most difficult problem that we deal with at The Computer Monkey, hard drive failures. It isn’t the most difficult from a technical stand point. But, it is extremely sad and difficult to tell someone that their important files are gone. For our business users, the loss of important data can be very costly. […] Read More