Backing Up and Restoring Microsoft Access Databases

It's never been easier to back up and restore MS Access database files. If you're managing a few dozen gigabytes of electronic data, you can find effective, sophisticated backup software for well under $100(US). Corporations, nonprofits, and larger enterprises can find cloud-based database backup solutions that will manage huge files affordably and reliably. Why, then, do we read horror stories every month about businesses that have lost database files that cannot be recovered? It's...

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Unexpected Data Loss: How It Happens and What You Can Do About It

Digital attacks, such as viruses, Trojans and malware, are one of the leading causes of data corruption and data loss for computer users. While a variety of prevention strategies exist, you may still find your servers or terminals suffering from broken or missing files. Wondering how this is happening? Here are a few common causes of data loss: Is your virus protection up-to-date? Installing virus protection software is not enough; you must keep it updated on a regular basis. Because new...

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Is Your Business Prepared for a Data Loss Crisis?

Your business is important, and as part of your overall operations, you probably have developed procedures, plans, and safeguards to protect your investments. For example, you protect your computers, servers, and networks with firewalls and antivirus protections, and you may even have crafted stringent regulations for your employees’ computer use. While policies and preventive measures are always a good idea, does your IT department have a plan in place in the event of a catastrophic data...

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