The increasing importance of backups

Kathleen Atkins

Lounge member cmptrgy is so impressed by the current crop of seriously damaging malware, including ransomware such as CryptoLocker, he proposed a master plan against them.

Other forum members weighed in; drive imaging is much approved. You can see all the recommendations and discussion in Security & Scams.

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions for which you might have answers:

Office Applications    
General Productivity More SkyDrive?
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Word Processing Save As in Word 2010 changes file name
Spreadsheets Sort list for size of each row
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Databases Need help with MySQL date-based query
Visual Basic for Apps Search for first period in paragraph
Microsoft Outlook Out-of-office replies error message: Outlook 2013
Non-Outlook E-mail WLM V2009: Junk vs. blocked senders? Are they the same?
Other MS Apps Transfer OneNote files from Windows 7 to Windows 8 machine
Windows
General Windows Revo Uninstaller question
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Windows 8 Obtain temp admin rights with standard account?
Windows 7 Remove access to applications in workgroup environment
Windows XP Microsoft still trying to fix SVCHOST bug in Windows XP
Windows Servers Deleting temp files every day
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Internet/Connectivity
Internet Explorer Win8.1, IE 11, and homepage
Third-Party Browsers Firefox and PDFs
Networking Changing router’s gateway address
Software Development
Windows Programming Uninstalling Visual Studio Pro 2010 and 2012
Other Technologies
Security & Scams In view of serious malicious programs
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Maintenance Win7 Pro backup failure
Hardware Need bootable partitioning program?
Graphics/Multimedia Query about VLC playback
Other Applications The Ultimate Troubleshooter

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starred posts: particularly useful

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Kathleen Atkins

About Kathleen Atkins

Kathleen Atkins is the Windows Secrets associate editor. She's also a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. Prior to joining Windows Secrets, she worked at Microsoft Press.