Why backup data?

To avoid losing data due to computer crash or hard disk failures and accidentally deleted data. You might lose your family and friend photos, some important documents and music files.

How to prevent?

You can prevent loosing of data, just by backing up your data.

Here, I will share some tips on, how to back up you data.

How to backup data

You have two options:

  1. Back up data manually
  2. Use easy transfer feature of windows.
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Back up data manually:

You can manually back up files and settings to removable media or to a network location.

Here removable media include external hard disks, DVDs, CDs, and USB memory cards. You can also copy data to another computer on network if you have wireless network connection.

Please follow below simple steps.

  1. Click on start button, click computer and then choose drive that contains Windows application installed.
  2. Open the Users folder
  3. Copy the necessary folders from the user folder to a network location or to removable media.

USE EASY TRANSFER FEATURE OF WINDOWS:

You can also use easy transfer feature for backing up your data to different computer.

Transfer files and settings to another Windows 7-based computer

The Windows Easy Transfer feature lets you to back up user account files and settings. Then you can restore those files and settings to a new computer. To start Windows Easy Transfer, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start

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    Start Search box, and then click Windows Easy Transfer in the Programs

  2. Follow the instructions to transfer your files and settings.

Back up a Windows 7-based computer

Note: Data that you back up by using the Windows 7 Backup and Restore Center can be restored only on a Windows 7-based operating system.

1.Click Start, type backup in the Start Search box, and then click Backup and Restore.

2.Under Back up or restore your files, click Set up backup.

3.Select where you want to save your backup, and then click Next.

Note Remember to save your backup files to removable media or a network location.

4.Click Let Windows choose or Let me choose, and then click Next.

5.Make the appropriate selections and then click Next or Save Settings and run backup.

6.The backup will be saved to the backup location.

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