SOLVED: Backup Database Greyed out in MySQL Administrator

MySQL Administrator has been replaced with MySQL Workbench but many people still the Administrator and if you are one of them and find that the BACKUP or RESTORE options are greyed out, you need to either : Click the NEW PROJECT button at the bottom middle of the Window and then enter a PROJECT NAME, OR Select a project from the bottom left list of existing projects. As you can see in the screenshot below,…

SOLVED: How To Disassemble A Seagate 2.5″ Backup Plus USB Disk

If you want to remove and / or replace the disk from a Seagate Backup Plus External USB chassis, you are in the right place. Remove the Seagate USB disk from the box and any loose plastic packaging Use a flat edge screwdriver along one of the two long edges to pry the aluminum top from the plastic bottom Once two sides have been loosened with a screwdriver, use your hands to remove the aluminum…

Alternatives to Symantec Backup Exec

Well, I have had enough of BackupExec.  Its really too bad that Symantec’s combination of high pricing and brutal technical support wait times and driven Veritas’ excellent product into the ground… but that is where I find it.  As such I have been researching a few other products and this is what I have found:   Symform (Intel Partnership) http://www.symform.com/trial.aspx Symform is quite interesting.  YOU provide backup disk and Symform will direct tiny encrypted bits…