This is what I am doing.
The laptop wouldn't boot up this morning. So I went online to troubleshoot. I did what I could, safe mode stuff, but to no avail. So I called tech support and they re-did all the stuff I had done. No dice.
The tech guy asked me if I had all my documents backed up.
That's a horrible question.
I said, "Well, not all of it."
He said, "You might want to do that sir."
So I spent the next 4 hours moving files and pictures and whatnot from the laptop to the desktop. And I think I got it all.
The laptop is telling me.
"Now recovering. Please wait."
Sigh. And of course the office software is in another country.
Technology: mankind's most binding freedom.