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Windows Live Writer Backup

Windows Live Writer is definitely a great tool for blogging, and I seldom visit the website to write and edit post, doing everything from the comfort of my desktop (except for a few things for which I am writing a WLW plugin, which many bloggers may love).

However like we always insist on important information, Windows Live Writer is no exception and you must regularly make backups of the drafts, dictionary and other important settings.

Also Read: Ultimate List of Tips and Tricks for Windows Live Writer

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Backup and Restore Windows Live Mail Emails and Settings

We have always stressed on the need for backing up your files and emails and have told you about several tools that serve different purposes, if you are using Windows Live Mail there are chances that you may have several account in it, however Windows Live Mail does not provide you with a backup solution.

Static Windows Live Mail Backup is a free software that will allow you to backup and restore the emails, email accounts, settings, rules, filters, signature etc .

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How To Backup Your Current Theme In Windows XP and Vista

There are several times when you may have made modifications and customized a theme you are using on Windows XP or Windows Vista, in such cases if you apply a new theme, all your modifications will be lost, so it is better to always keep a backup of the theme you modified, so that you can apply them again without having to modify the settings once again.

Here are some simple steps that will help you backup your themes in Windows XP and Vista, except for the first step, all the other steps are similar in both Windows XP and Vista.

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Windows Live SkyDrive Offering 25GB Free Online Storage

has definitely changed the way people store their files and in the past we have told you about several free online storage services that provide you with free online space starting from 1GB right up-to a whopping 50GB of free online storage space.

Microsoft too offers free online storage space in the form of Windows Live SkyDrive, earlier the maximum limit of storage space provided was 5GB, but they recently announced a significant increase in the free storage space boosting it to a whooping 25GB.

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Backup Your Gmail Account

has quickly become the only email service I use other than my company account, and I also use Apps for the websites I own. So all in all I am in good hands, but there is also a risk to lose everything if something goes wrong.

Though I setup most of my Gmail accounts in Windows Live Email which in itself creates a local , not all attachments are downloaded to my local PC. In such situations the Gmail Backup is a excellent software, which will allow you to backup your entire Gmail account offline.

Related: Backup Files To Your Gmail Account

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Backup FTP Sites With FTP Backup

Disasters are bound to happen and there is no easy way to determine when and how something may go wrong. Having regular of your website database and files is extremely critical to ensure that you can restore it back, if God forbid, something goes wrong with it.

Though there are several plugins and ways to backup your database, including a way to backup MySQL using the CLI, which takes less than a minute.

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Backup and Restore Your Phone With Microsoft Phone Data Manager

Sometime back we had told you about 2 services to synchronize your contacts, calendar, tasks, notes and SMS with a service. Though several phones have PC suite backups, backing up data in multiple places definitely makes it more secure and combining both a online and a offline backup definitely has its benefits.

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Microsoft Phone Data Manager is a special software offered by Microsoft to backup and restore your contacts, music, pictures and videos to your PC. You can backup your data using either Bluetooth or with a standard USB cable. You will need to have a Windows Live Hotmail account in order to backup your data.

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