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  1. #11

    Good grief, chill out. It was said in jest, notice the smiley face.

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  2. #12

    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    I am also interested in trying to do a backup to an external hard drive.
    You might want to check out Macrium Reflect Free

    You can backup to a USB drive.
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  3. #13

    United States
    Posts : 3,093
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit

    Quote Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
    Good grief, chill out. It was said in jest, notice the smiley face.
    Thanks, at least you understood. Never joke with a stranger as they say.
    Jerk will shut-up now.
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  4. #14

    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2

    The only thing you can do to learn more about technology, is do like most of us, build a lab and get a couple of extra machines, so you can use them as a part of a lab. It would allow you to use one of those computers as a router running pfSense, and the other you could use as a Web Server, or unconnected to the network unit, to allow you to crash it, while experimenting.

    I have been doing this stuff a long time. The way I have always taught myself, is by rolling up the shirt sleeves and diving in. The other is using search engines to try and find information out, that either the likes of is too in depth, or Microsoft's Technet side is not what you are looking for.

    As for CIS. The top paying jobs right now are dealing with Computer Forensics (tablets, phones, laptops, desktops, servers), along with Network engineering & Information Systems Security. CIS is pretty much a generic term.

    When dealing with OEM machines, there really is not much you can do in the form of upgrading items like the CPU or Motherboard. That is why you are better off in building your own like most of us have.
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