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Disaster recovery backup of files/photos for personal use

I'm looking for the best method to store a backup of important files and 5+ years of digital photos that is safe from some type of fire/flood disaster in my home. I'm looking for: Affordable: Less ...
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What alternative security measures are there to full drive encryption (for performance reasons)?

I'm evaluating full drive encryption using Truecrypt on my Crucial M4 SSD on Windows 7 32bit Pro on my Toshiba NB100 Atom N270 Netbook. I've encrypted this and noticed an increase in the boot time ...
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How to disable Properties and Personal Information from being stored for any file?

Is there some way to permanently disable that "feature" completely for all file types when the files are saved? It's a hassle having to check each file before sending it to someone, and the way to ...
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What is a safe way to dispose of personal info on an old laptop and what to do with said laptop?

I have an old laptop someone gave me that only has 64Megs of RAM on it and runs WIN XP. I wanted to wipe the drive clean by installing Ubuntu Desktop to remove any shred of personal information on it ...
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Clear all personal data in Windows 7

In Windows XP, there was an option to clean all stored user data, passwords, visited websites, MRUs, searches and so on in one swift. This option appears to have disappeared in Windows 7. How do I ...