The Sams Report: Before You Pre-Order the Surface Book 2

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The Sams Report is a weekly podcast that dives deep into the world of Microsoft. With the company transforming the way it operates and Nadella putting his own touch on all aspects of the organization, the Sams Report breaks down the news and offers insight from insider sources.

On this episode of the Sams Report, what you should consider before ordering a Surface Book 2, Windows gets a bunch of new features, and the enterprise is always trendy…right?

If you have any questions, you can join the chat room on YouTube or find me on Twitter @bdsams.

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  • pmeinl

    Premium Member
    10 November, 2017 - 1:27 pm

    <p>Cloud sync is no replacement for backup.</p><p>Win10 again has the old and reliable Win7 file-based Backup which had been removed with Win8.1. See "Backup, Go to Backup and Restore (Windows 7)". I configured it to wake my PC at night and automatically do a backup (file-based plus image) to an external HD. Every couple of weeks or before important actions I swap this HD with one in an offsite safe. It works totally unobtrusive, supports EFS (which File History still does not) and has robustly restored older versions of files and ones that I accidentally deleted.</p>

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    • Brad Sams

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      12 November, 2017 - 8:36 pm

      <blockquote><a href="#214605"><em>In reply to pmeinl:</em></a></blockquote><p>Good tip, thx. </p>

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