I think that the easiest way to backup a home computer is using the operating system's built-in backup tool and an external hard drive. The Mac's Time Machine app is really easy to use, but Windows' backup/restore that you access via the control panel isn't too difficult either.
You can also backup to DVDs, but that's an awkward method now that hard drives are so large. Personally I also do frequent backups of my most important files to a USB thumb drive, but those have limited space, too. If you want to back up everything - photos, videos, music, etc., an external hard drive is a better option.
by Eugene Brennan4 months ago
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by StricktlyDating5 years ago
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by Sunil Kumar Kunnoth3 years ago
I am often worried of losing data on computer. My worry is very much same on the hubs I wrote. Should a hubber keep backup of his data? If we have a backup, we can meet any eventuality that may arise...
by Judy Specht2 months ago
What is the best way to transfer computer information to a new computer?My faithful 8 year old lap top is in the last stages of life. I need ideas on how to eliminate the old information. I have a new computer already...
by jesimpki5 years ago
Do you keep backups of all your hubs?We all know that its important to backup our important data, photos and music. Backing up our hubs is a good idea too, even if only to have an easily accessible version to edit...
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