Making copies of data which may be used to restore the original after a data loss event.

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How to delete all photos and folders from Google auto photo backup

From my Android I enabled Google to auto backup my photos. Big mistake! Now I want to remove all the photos from the auto-backup folder. However, Google has created some 100+ folders with dates in the ...
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Recovering a saved email in Gmail

A person with low computer skills was writing a message in Gmail (web interface). You know how as you type it automatically saves the message and the word "saved" appears at the bottom, she clicked ...
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How to backup questions, answers of Stack Exchange

I would like to keep a backup of all the questions asked + all answers provided for each question, answers provided + questions for the answer provided, questions favourited on Stack Exchange in the ...
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How can I backup my data in TripIt?

I have quite a lot of trip data accumulated in TripIt, the travel tracking website - various itineraries and trips across the years. In case I either decide to close my account, or TripIt becomes ...
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Gmail: Downloading unlabeled messages?

I would like to backup all messages without a label from Gmail. Those messages are basically all personal archived messages. I don't want the thousands of messages that are labeled for the various ...
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After the Lavabit shutdown: Download of mails? Forwarding address? [closed]

In an interview with CNET News, Ladar Levison (founder of Lavabit) answered to the question What happens to your customer's e-mails and data?: I'm looking into setting up a site where users can ...
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Backup To Gmail Failed

I'm using the BackWPup plugin to backup my WordPress site from an Amazon EC2 instance, to my gmail account. I keep getting this error: ERROR: Job has ended with errors in 25 seconds. You must ...
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How to save Tumblr blog posts to separate files named after blog post title?

Is there an util, web app preferably, to save all public posts to separate files named after blog post titles format? tumblrdir\ My First Blog Post Title.html My Second Blog Post Title.html ...
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How to construct URL of Trello JSON download from board URL (without using the API)

Background Given a URL to a Trello board, as listed at the users main Trello page, it used to be possible to deduce the URL for the corresponding "Export JSON" link. I wrote up the way I did this in ...
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How do I export or back up my Facebook friend list?

I'm admin of several large political pages. Because of this, my profile chronically suffers report-attacks (i.e.; enough number of people falsely report my profile) and make it suspended. This happens ...
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Save APK files from Google Play on desktop/laptop

I used to browse Google Play apps through my laptop regularly. Is there any way that I can store the Android applications (.apk files) into my laptop? In other words, download the .apk file straight ...
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15 GB of photos. Should I use Google Drive, G+ Photos or Google Picasa?

I would like to use a Google service. As far I know Google has three photo related services. I am a little bit confused which service should I use to: upload all my photos and keep original ...
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Is there a way for me to effectively back up my Google Drive contents locally?

Is there is a way for me to copy/back up me Google Drive contents to my local machine? Ideally, the solution would have these features (in order of priority): Runs on Linux in a headless ...
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How is Wordpress able to store my whole website (including ~300MB of photos) in a 1.14MB file when I export?

I exported my wordpress blog as a .xml file as a way to manually back it up, and was shocked to see that the file was 1.14 MB... It stored my whole website, including about 300 MB of photos, in 1.14 ...
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How can I backup someone else's Twitter account or Facebook page?

How can I backup the tweets of an account that does not belong to me or the posts of a public Facebook page? All backup services I found on the web require authentication of the Twitter account ...
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How to avoid a Gmail account containing legal proof to be destroyed by its creator?

I worked for a company and used an e-mail account which this company created on Google for me. This means that the director of this company doesn't have my password, but still, as the one who created ...
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Online backup service that backs up full image of hard drive [closed]

I'm interested in using an online backup service such as Backblaze or Crashplan. However, looking at these 2 solutions, there's something I want but they don't offer. I want the backups to be ...
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Web archive links without header

Is it possible to link to an archived web page from the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine so that the archive header (for browsing other archives of the same page) isn't shown? Perhaps an url ...
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sync different directories with box.net service

with box or drop box, I can copy files/directories to a specific folder and it will be synced, however, I want to sync various different folders on my file system, is this possible? if not, are their ...
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How should I configure CrashPlan if I want to make sure Code 42 cannot access my data?

CrashPlan offers some very well-priced cloud-backup packages, but one of the issues I have with such services is the fact that, while the data is encrypted, the encryption key is held and known by the ...
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Does Google Drive store files locally on your machine?

We've use Google Apps for Business, more specifically Google Drive extensively at work. So much so if it went down / our data went missing, we would be stuck. We've already turned on 2 set ...
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Backup Google Drive to Dropbox

I want to... automatically perform a one way sync from Google Drive to Dropbox convert the files to a format supported by LibreOffice or HTML during the synchronization. But any non proprietary and ...
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Backup Evernote to Dropbox

I want to... automatically perform a one way sync from Evernote to Dropbox convert the notes to a format supported by LibreOffice or HTML during the synchronization. But any non proprietary and ...
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How can I backup all of my Facebook?

If I want to have a backup of my Facebook what do I have to do? Please show me a way to get a backup of my Facebook data.
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How to backup and export all my pictures and data from Facebook?

Before, in Facebook I found a feature for backup my data. I sent that request and then Facebook sent me an email containing a link for downloading a file larger that 100 MB. I want to back it up ...
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Download Tumblr favorites

I'd like to backup the favorites of my Tumblr user account. They are publicly accessible (at tumblr.com/liked/by/<USERNAME>; can be (de)activated in the Dashboard settings). There is a backup ...
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Backup Chrome synced data (accounts/passwords)

Today I realized I lost 2+ years of web account/password data that was synced across all of my Chrome instances (iOS, Win7, total of 4 computers). My bookmarks were OK. It's happened to a few people ...
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Way to forward old emails from my Gmail to Outlook? And sync sent emails from outlook to gmail?

The question really says all about what I want to do, or need help on. I recently signed up for a new outlook account to try out the new outlook preview and I've set up gmail to automatically forward ...
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Zootool - export content

I'm using the zootool.com webapplication to store information about my favourite blog posts in an easily searchable way. I am worried that should there be a corruption of their database, I would lose ...
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Backing up Gmail using IMAPSize

I am trying to backup all my contacts who sent me mails in Gmail. One way of doing is by using IMAPSize to back my account. But while configuring my account, I get the following error: Can’t ...
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How can I programmatically back up my Blogger site?

If you are logged in to your Blogger account, you can easily download a dump of your website by clicking on the Settings → Other → Export Blog link. (Source.) How can I do this automatically each day ...
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How to sync/backup “my documents” to Google Drive

Google Drive (at $2.49 for 25gb) seems like a great option for cloud storage. But I'm looking for a program to backup/mirror/sync my documents folder to Google Drive. I've been looking for ...
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Google history or backups while not on mobile?

Can I view my GMail or Google mobile backup and history if I'm not on my mobile phone? If so how?
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With Trello, Is it possible to transfer account to a different e-mail?

Is it possible to change the email address associated with a Trello account? Alternatively, is it possible to back up a particular board to import to another account?
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Backing up Google tasks

I've been trialling GTasks on the Android platform (an interface to Google Tasks) but many of its reviewers have been angered by it either duplicating or wiping out their tasks. So I'm searching for ...
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What format does cloudHQ backup Google Docs as?

I'd prefer somebody who has experience using this. I'm trying to convince my boss that it would benefit the company to use Google Docs but he doesn't like that the docs aren't available to edit ...
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Can the administrator download/mirror everyone's email from Google Apps for Business?

Does Google Apps for Business provide a way to download all emails from all accounts periodically? The format of the download is not important. We'd just not want to set something up for each ...
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Export all Delicious bookmarks

The canonical backup link of Delicious, https://api.del.icio.us/v1/posts/all, only returns 1000 bookmarks now! Any ideas how to get all my bookmarks? This is for my export script, which worked until ...
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Can student data in Blackboard Academic Suite be liberated?

Is it possible for a student of an educational institution that uses Blackboard Academic Suite to download all of the course data to have a personal record of it? I have an account that is going to ...
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List of sites give you free space to backup your files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Online file storage services Like Ms's Skydrive. Do you know any others ?
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Is it possible to export my data from Trello, to back it up?

Is there a way to export my data from Trello to my own computer? I'm happy to accept any file format, so long as the data is in a file-format that can be parsed, e.g. I'm comfortable with writing a ...
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What to do when Gmail runs out of space?

Of course, you can purchase more space at a reasonable price. Also, I've found backupify and findbigmail, and there's the download via imap and delete option outlined, for example here. What I ...
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What are Google Apps Accounts?

I want to purchase this backup plan for $3/m but when I go ahead for signup it says: This application requires a Google Apps account. What does that mean? I'm a regular gmail user and I want ...
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Backup archive of Google Groups messages?

Is there a way to download all the messages from a Google Group? I've tried searching for a good solution, but it seems the only way is to actually download the individual .html files for each thread ...
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Where does LastPass keep its local copy of the data?

Just try it. Close your browser, disconnect your computer from internet, open the browser and try to access your data on LastPass. It will be there. Because it's stored locally. In this forum topic, ...
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Automated periodic backup of Google Apps (email, docs, calendar)?

I'm a big fan of Google Docs for SME, having used it for two years in my current company, set it up for a startup project, and recommending it to folks starting a business. While it takes away much ...
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Is there an encrypting DropBox wrapper?

DropBox seems like a useful service, but not one I'd trust any sensitive files with. Is there an application that encrypts my DropBox files locally before DropBox sees them? Encrypting/decrypting ...
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Automate uploading of videos to YouTube

Is there a way to automate uploading of videos straight to YouTube? I would like to keep lots of home made videos. Of course, they are subject to being lost, or somebody could steal the the computer, ...
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Is there a opensource w3 recognised file format for saving a complete webpage in a single file? (like mhtml) [closed]

Why isn't there one? Has anyone thought about this already?
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Dropbox.com as backup system for my Ubuntu

Can I have multple drop boxes (dropbox.com) or Ubuntu One accounts on a single machine (Ubuntu 9.04 or 10.04) to backup multiple projects ?