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How to use Google Drive for off site backup

Important of off-site backup

Any good computer system administrator knows the importance of backup. The best method of backup is off-site backup so eggs are put into different basket. If whole site is destroyed such as fire or earth quake, one can recover critical files from off-site backup. But cost and accessibility to backup were […]

How to automate moving files to local Google Drive?

Background

Google automatically synchronizes files in the Google Drive directory on local computer with the cloud. However, any files not in the Google Drive folder is not backup. A network drive is used to store files such as photo folders from different users. Spaces are used in folder name, such as “G:\Pictures\2003-03 Trip to Disney […]

How to setup Google Drive in Windows XP SP3 machine?

Problem

Need to set up Google Drive on a Windows XP machine to backup its files to Google Drive.

Setting up Google Drive

This should be an easy process if not due to the Windows XP SP3 machine’s out-dated software. The process ran into two main problems:

1. Google Drive just did not even started […]