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Worried about your hard drive crashing? Backup your files online FREE!

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I'm sure everyone reading this article has had their computer crash at least once. Maybe you were able to get your important files, maybe you weren't. There is no excuse for losing your files anymore. Now there are services available where you can automatically back your files up online. Your files will be safe and secure and ready for you to access at any time. Mozy is one such service. They offer a service with 2 GB of space for FREE. They also offer an unlimited storage space plan for only $4.95/month. The MozyHome program currently supports Windows 2000, XP (32 and 64 bit), and Vista (32 and 64 bit), as well as Mac OS X 10.4 and higher. For Windows or Mac Server OS's you will need to upgrade to MozyPro. You can find more information about MozyPro here.

Now I will step you through setting up a free online storage account using Mozy Home.

1) First you need to sign up for a free 2 GB account, no credit card needed. Get the account here: Click here to try Mozy for FREE!

2) Fill in the requested information and await the confirmation email. Once you have confirmed your email address, you need to download the appropriate client software for your computer (Mac or Windows).

3) Once the download is complete, run the setup program you downloaded by double clicking it.

4) Click next

5) Read the terms of the license. Check the box and click next if you agree to the terms.

6) Choose the installation directory and click next.

7) Click Install to complete the installation.

8) After installation, you will be prompted to start the configuration wizard.

9) The configuration wizard will begin and prompt for your username (email address) and the password you created. Enter them and click Next.



 

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