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 Brennan 5 years ago
Backing Up Data from a ComputerUsually I backup photos to CDRs at the end of the year. I do this so infrequently because they are already in 3 places ; On flash memory in the camera, on my computer and in the cloud. The rest of my documents, I backup every so often manually to an external hard...
by Jeremiah Simpkins 10 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 offline. Do you store an offline copy of your hubs in text format? ...
by Sunil Kumar Kunnoth 8 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 in future and be on a safe wicket. After all these are all machines, I mean...
by Judy Specht 4 years 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 to go.
by Brett C 9 years ago
Do we need to backup our Hubpages articles?In the event of a crash, is Hubpages backed up regularly? Or maybe your account was hacked, or even, good forbid, you did something stupid/accidentally and got yourself banned, would you lose access to all your hard work? I always backup my computer, but...
by Gina Welds 5 years ago
You have 15 minutes to evacuate home before it's destroyed by a hurricane, what 5 items do you grab?The 5 items do not include people or pets.
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