Learn about the benefits of data backup in Windows® 7
What is the data backup feature of Windows 7? What are the ways to take data backup in Windows 7?
Windows 7 is the latest version of Windows Operating System. It comes with many features to increase the whole system performance. Windows 7 offers backup features to take backup of your system data. To access this feature in Windows 7 you need to open Control Panel and select Back Up Your Computer option from the System and Security category. Data loss is a major problem that comes with almost all systems. Data loss erases both system and personal data from your system. Data loss may occur in your system due to many reasons like malware or virus or spyware infection, system crash, hard disk failure etc. By keeping backup for your hard disk you could resolve data loss problem. In order to take backup, you could choose many options like online backup, incremental backup etc.
Given below are the ways to backup data in Windows 7 Operating System:
- External hard drive
- Online backup service
- Set-up automatic backup
External hard drive
In order to take the backup of your system data you could use an external hard drive. It is the convenient method to take backup. You could easily plug the external hard drive into other system and immediately transfer or copy the backup data without an Internet connection. It is important that you need to keep the drive always with you.
Online backup service
Here the back up is carried out with the help of Internet connection. One example of online backup service is idrive.com. The price for this service depends on the amount of data which is backed up. Here you need not keep the backup data always with you. The main advantage of this method is that if you have Internet connection, you can access your files or data from anywhere.
After choosing either External hard drive or online backup service for storing backup data, you need to perform automatic backup. In order to take proper backup you need to set-up automatic backup at least in a weekly basis and make sure that you continuously add new files to your storage space. Otherwise you could not get newly added files in you laptop.
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