Win10 update bugs . . . reinforce need for backups

Let’s be careful and not get complacent – – there are many solid programs for managing backups if you don’t use a Cloud Service like Dropbox or Google Drive (which is probably the best value).

Here’s a good recap by HTG (How to Geek) . . .

HTG article about Backups , ETC.

Info about Google Drive

More on “Joplin” Notes . . .

Am very impressed with Joplin as a great solution for notes and tips of all kinds.   It has the really important features needed:


Truly cross platform (Windows, Linux, Android, IoS and MacOS)

Has full support for Markdown Text (a relatively) easy method to create and maintain text files with attachments (docs, photos, movies, etc.), Links (web, network and local files)

Supports local file encryption (files stored locally or on the cloud)

Here’s a recent video from another well known Linux you-tuber:

Special Note:   the last half of this video is about the CLI (Command Line Interface) version of Joplin.   Just disregard if you don’t intend to use that version (I won’t be – no need)