How to Download DNA Raw Data from LivingDNA

How to Download DNA Raw Data from LivingDNA     Requirements: Know your Living DNA login and password Have access to a secure computer with the ability to store and protect the data if you want an archival copy or delete the data after uploading to another drive or test site   Instructions:            
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How to Download DNA Raw Data from AncestryDNA

How to Download DNA Raw Data from AncestryDNA   Requirements: Be able to login to your Ancestry account Know your Ancestry password to verify your request - it will not be automated for you Be able to access your email for final download instructions Have access to a secure computer with the ability to store and protect the data if you want an archival copy or delete the data after uploading to another drive or test site   Instructions:                          
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How to Convert Cassette Tapes to Digital Files

As part of my Digitize the Family History This Month project, I've pulled out old audio cassette tapes with oral histories or other recordings of living and deceased family members.   At the end of this How To, I'm including some types of cassette recordings I've found to help spark your curiosity about what your family may have recorded.     How to Convert Cassette Tapes to Digital Files   There are several ways to convert old audio cassette tapes to digital files and I'll describe four methods. I've used three of these methods: one very low tech and two with better sound resolution and quality.   Here's an image of my final method of choice but your needs may be different than mine so I'll share a few different ideas.   Perhaps the Simplest Audio Method  (I haven't tried this) Purchase a Cassette to MP3 Converter from Amazon or another store. For about $25 you could save yourself a lot of recording hassle. This device will plu…
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