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Backing up your data online pretty much works like when you backup your data the traditional way (ex. using an external hard drive or USB flash disk). However, when you backup your data online, your digital files are transmitted over the World Wide Web and safely stored on a server in a data center. Online data backup provides a variety of advantages, particularly for enterprise storage.

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How to Recover Deleted Files

Accidental deletion happens. Whether it was a result of a mass deletion followed by the realisation that you needed just one of the files, deleting the wrong version of a document, or just accidentally hitting the delete button,  it’s happened to most of us. You delete a file and realize you need it back. This guide will explain how to recover deleted files.

Some people sulk, complain, and/or throw the computer out the window. With the right knowledge and the right software, it is possible to recover deleted files and bring it back to the world of the living. You don’t need to be a brainy computer nerd, either.

After reading the following tips, you’ll realise that the delete button doesn’t have the power over you that it seems to have!

Recover deleted files on your Windows PC

If you’re not sure whether you permanently deleted a file, be sure to look around for it first. Double-check your computer’s recycle bin to see if your file is still waiting there. If so, you can right-click the file and choose the “restore” option. No harm, no foul.

If that doesn’t help, you can try checking your backup. Windows has built-in backup tools, so they may be able to help. Windows 7’s Previous Versions tool may have created a backup of your file, even if you haven’t set anything up. Navigate back to the folder where the file originally was. Right-click on that folder and, if available, select “Restore previous versions.” You may be able to go back in time and bring back the contents of that folder from a previous date.

Recover deleted files on your MAC

MAC has similar Trash folder as Windows. If you simply put files in the Trash you can restore them by opening the Trash (left-click on the Trash icon) and drag the files from the Trash to your Desktop or other desired location.  OS X also provides a short-cut to undo the last item moved to the Trash-press COMMAND-Z.

The importance of creating backups

You should be making regular backups of your most important files so you won’t lose too much critical data if they ever vanish on you. Manual backup may take some efforts. We recommend you to use cloud and automatic backup. If the file was stored in a cloud storage service like VOGLA, now’s the time to check it for a copy of the file you deleted. While it may take some effort and perhaps a bit of a cost upfront, having that digital safety net is priceless.



Moving Your Files to Windows 10 PCs

Windows 10 has finally been released, bringing what should be Microsoft’s best operating system to date. Windows 10 is more than just a PC operating system; it’s also what will run on Windows phones – and on small tablets as well, because a 6-inch phone and a 7-inch tablet aren’t such very different devices. With all of the new features, there’s sure to be something in it for everyone. But, If you get a new Windows 10 PC, how do you move files from your old computer that’s running Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7?

Moving Your Files to Windows 10 PCs

Windows 10, unfortunately, has no option at all to transfer personal files between PCs, though you can get by.

There are three ways to get that done:

  • The hard and free way – Do it yourself
  • The easy and expensive way – Service Center
  • The easy and cheap way – by Vogla Cloud Backup

Do it yourself

In theory, you can do the transfer via a cable, a network connection, or DVD or CD-ROM discs, but we recommend using an external hard drive. It’s generally the most reliable approach, and means you have a separate backup of your data. When setting up a new PC, think about which files you need on a day-to-day basis and which ones could be stored elsewhere.

The manual solution works for basic backups, and it works for basic file transfer too. Connect a sufficiently large external hard drive to your old computer and drag-and-drop (or copy-and-paste) all the files you need from your old computer onto the drive. Disconnect the drive from the old computer, connect it to the new computer, and move the files onto the new computer.

If you’re moving from a PC with a 500GB or terabyte hard drive to one with a 64GB SSD (solid-state drive) or 32GB eMMC Flash drive, you may be forced to think about it. 

And of course, if you have a computer geek in the family, or you’re a CEO who constantly demands your IT staff’s attention for personal needs, you can probably get your files and personality transferred for free.

Service Center

If you’re not comfortable using special software and possibly hardware to migrate your personal effects to a new PC pre-installed with Windows 10, you have other option. When you buy a new PC, you can physically take your old one into the retail store and opt to have technicians there do the migration for you. This cost will vary from store-to-store, but I’m sure there will be price breaks should you decide to purchase your new PC from that particular location. Incidentally, most of these service centers use the same transfer tools listed in section “Do it yourself”.

VOGLA Cloud Backup

Vogla Cloud storage services can make it easy to migrate to a new PC. Vogla work well for this. When you use Vogla Cloud Backup for file storage, your files will be available there even when logging onto a brand new PC. Install Vogla client on your PC and dump your files into it. Log in to that same account on your other PC and it’ll download the files if they’re stored online. You can just keep your files on Vogla Cloud if your new PC has limited storage. You can access your files anytime, anywhere.

Moving your files to a new PC should be fairly easy with Vogla. With most tools, you’ll have to install your favorite programs afterwards and configure them. But the most important thing to bring forward is your personal files and data. Check the prices here

Update – v1.16 Desktop Software for Windows and MAC

Version 1.16 of our desktop software for Windows and Mac OS X is now available.

The new software has a huge amount of back end changes to improve stability, remove bugs and adds support for some new systems.

The new software now includes the following:

  • Full support for Mac OS X El Capitan
  • TLS 1.2 to further improve security during transfer
  • Full Windows 64 bit support

You will receive a pop up notification of the update to your desktop software and the option to update straight away.

Alternatively you can also log into your web portal and click on the Windows or Mac OS X download buttons on the home screen to receive version 1.16.

Transfer Files from Old Computer to New Computer

Transfer Files from Old Computer to New Computer

One of the main problems with buying a new computer is transferring your files from the old machine to the new one. This is where Vogla can help you.

Vogla offers a Backup up product which will automatically make a copy of the important files on your computer and save them in your online Vogla account. Once the files have been stored online you can simply download the Vogla programme to your new computer and download them onto it. To help you with the transfer we have created a simple 4 step guide below:

Transfer Files from Old Computer to New Computer

1. Sign up to Vogla 

First, make sure you have a Vogla account. Please click this link to sign up: http://vogla.com/pricing

We offer three different products. In order to transfer a lot of files from one computer to another you will need to sign up for either the Vogla Standard or Family product. Vogla Backup will enable you to transfer files from an old machine to a new computer. The Vogla Family plan account will enable you to transfer files from up to ten machines to new computers.

2. Placing your files on Vogla

Next, use your old computer to login to your Vogla account. Click on the “Download Windows” buttons on the homepage to download the Vogla Desktop software.

Once Vogla has been installed, click on the Vogla icon on your computer’s toolbar (this is found at the bottom right of the screen). Select “Manage Backups” from the main menu and the program will open.

All folders with a green tick next to them are being backed up. Please make sure all the files you want to keep are placed in the selected folders.

Vogla will now automatically start sending your files to your Vogla account.

Please note: the time it takes to do this will depend on the upload speed of your internet connection, the file size, and the amount of files you are uploading to the cloud.

3. Download files to your new computer

You can track the progress of your uploads by clicking on the Vogla icon in the toolbar and then by clicking on “Status”.

Once your files have been transferred to your Vogla account you can start adding them to your new computer. Simply log into www.vogla.com/Login from your new computer, click on “Account Settings” and then click “Software Downloads”. If your new machine is a Windows computer please click on the “Download for Windows” button.

Please note: Windows 8 users should download the Windows software and not the Windows 8 app in order to restore all files to their new machine.

Once you have installed the software, right click on the Vogla icon found on the task bar at the bottom right of your Windows desktop screen and select the “Restore backups” option.

This will open the Restore menu. You can select which folders you want to restore on the right and then can simply click the “Restore” button and your files will be downloaded to your new machine.

4. Keep your files backed up!

Vogla lets you do a lot more than just transfer your files from one computer to another. Vogla will automatically backup your files, making sure you never lose key documents, even if your computer breaks or gains a virus. You can also view your files on Vogla from anywhere; you can download your office documents at work, stream your music or films in another location, or view your files through one of our mobile apps.

The Vogla Pro product also enables you to edit files from anywhere, backup unlimited computers, and share files with your family and friends.

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How Vogla can help Wedding photographers

Weddings are one of the most common jobs for photographers. Happy couples across the world see their wedding day as one of the most important days of their lives and so they make sure they have someone to capture it.

Backing up your photos

One of the worst things that could happen to a wedding photographer after shooting the happy couple is for you to lose the files. The happy couple wouldn’t be very happy and it’s likely you would have to give them a refund. Vogla backup is the best way to make sure you never lose your photos. Simply upload the files from your camera to one of your backed up folders and Vogla will begin backing up the photos while you start editing.

Sending your files to the Bride and Groom

After you have captured the couple’s big day you need to send them the photos. Many wedding photographers offer free photo downloads within the wedding photography package. The problem is that sending and displaying the photos can be quite difficult if you do not have a website. Uploading them to a photo sharing site would also be frowned upon, would enable anybody to see them and the site may even have adverts.

Instead you can upload them to a private sharing folder on your Vogla and send the address and password to the couple. They will be able to review all of the photos and download them with ease.

Your Photography is Everywhere You Are

You take a camera everywhere you go. Why not take all your photos and photography too? With Vogla, you can organise, backup and share your photographs from anywhere — on your computer, on the web, on your iPad and on your iPhone or Android device. And when you make an edit or flag a favourite in one place, it’s automatically updated everywhere else through Vogla cloud technology. We recommend Wedding photographers use VOGLA