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Quick Items to remember when restoring data after a crash.

Quick Guide restore and backup Items you should have done Things that you need to have done before, sometime we have not done them all but see what you can do Made backups Of data (try have more than one place and more than one backup) Config - especially website and application Of databases Stored in a text file (and also backed this up) or some other place Network IP address and configuration info Driver letters and shares user names Hardware config, ram, hard drive size etc Restoring Guide Get server / machine up and running Install all patches and update FIRST Install Applications Do restore If you have had to reimplement domain, or as a precaution Log into workstations and back up setting to external drive / USB If there is problem with the mail profile create a new one DO NOT overwrite the old one, you may need it

A summary of an audio and text book journey of growth...past midlife crisis

There is a common concept out there of the mid life crisis. According to physcologists there is no such term, but on feeling unfulfilled I took a journey to try and grow as a person, and here is a choronical of this journey. Initially I went back to books I had read in my twenties, but found that this knowledge while interesting again did not assist. Deepak Chopra, Dale Carnegie did not quite hit the spot. I started turning to many others, and I also started listening to audiobooks. For me atheism was not answering many questions I was asking. Questions like: What causes life? If we are all conscious, then is consciousness finite or infinite? What happens to consciousness when we die, it is energy and energy cannot be destroyed? While the formal occasions and traditions of religion have been dissected and picked apart by many people, not the least of which was Dawkins which is so well known, these concepts are either mythical or magical, to use Ken Wilber’s words. The first