Different Ways On How To Back Up Your Important Files

Creating a back up of every important thing you do or save in your computer is a must. You might end up regretting one day if you don’t do this. Before you start making a back up, you might wanna know what are the “must-back-up” files that you may want to consider. Follow the checklist below.

What To Backup

  • Digital Photographs
  • All installed software
  • All downloaded and saved music.
  • All your projects, Business & Personal
  • Bank Information, Passwords, Financial Reports, Payroll Reports
  • Quickbooks
  • All Office Files
  • E-mail addresses, contact information

Where To Backup

  • Internal Hard Drive
  • CD
  • DVD
  • External Hard Drive
  • USB Flash Drives – Memory Stick
  • Online Back up and Storage Service
  • Cloud Storage or Cloud Drive – storage space on a remote server

How To Back – up Your Computer Files Using Internal Hard Drive in Windows XP

When you choose to backup your files using the Internal Hard Drive of your computer, you are provided with 2 options, whether you want to backup automatically where backup runs in schedule or backup manually.  You can start making backup by following the steps below.

  • On your computer screen, on the lower left hand side click “Start” button.
  • Click “Control Panel”
  • Click System & Maintenance
  • ClickBack up and Restore
  • You will be given the option to choose which files you want to back up.

How To Back – up Your Computer Files Using Internal Hard Drive in Windows Vista

Windows Vista offers 2 ways on how to backup your files.

Automatic Back up – back up the files and data from your computer. It is found in almost all editions of Windows Vista.

Complete PC Back up – backs up everything in your computer including the operating system and the applications. It can perform a complete image backup of the entire computer.

To perform the back up, follow the steps below :

  • On your computer screen, on the lower left hand side click “Start” button.
  • Click “Control Panel”
  • Click System & Maintenance
  • Click Back up your computer
  • You will be given the option to choose which files you want to back up.

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