👍 #903 - Why Do an Image Backup If I Can Factory Reset?
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Backup or Reset?
Factory Reset is pretty cool. "Reset this PC" is pretty darned close to having your original installation media available, and in some ways even better.
But it's not better than a backup. Not in all cases, anyway.
Two different tools for two different situations.
Why Do an Image Backup If I Can Factory Reset? has the reasoning.
Also this week:
- Speaking of backups, just what are they?
- Speaking of backups, what about encrypted data?
- Two Facebook accounts, one email? I don't think so.
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Why Do an Image Backup If I Can Factory Reset?
Factory reset is good, but not THAT good.
Factory reset is a great option to have, but it doesn't cover all the scenarios a full image backup does.
Also This Week on Ask Leo!
Just What Is a Backup, Anyway?
|At its most basic, backups are simple: a copy of something kept somewhere else to keep it safe.|
How Do I Back Up an Encrypted Container?
|Backing up is critical, but exactly how you back up your encrypted container data depends on how secure your backups are.|
Why Do I Have Two Facebook Accounts with the Same Email?
|It's easy to get confused between Facebook accounts and Facebook pages.|
How to Back Up Windows 10 (& 11)
|How to back up Windows using its own built-in tools in eight easy steps. Four bonus steps handle Microsoft's plans to retire one of those tools.|
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Why Do I Have Two Facebook Accounts with the Same Email?It's easy to get confused between Facebook accounts and Facebook pages.
How Do I Back Up an Encrypted Container?Backing up is critical, but exactly how you back up your encrypted container data depends on how secure your backups are.
Why Do an Image Backup If I Can Factory Reset?Factory reset is a great option to have, but it doesn't cover all the scenarios an image backup does.
Just What Is a Backup, Anyway?At its most basic, backups are simple: a copy of something kept somewhere else to keep it safe.
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