Computers Computer Backup

How To Backup a File

Introduction

Computers are used for daily work and education and if we don’t use this technology then we cannot complete our daily tasks easily. With the passage of time, jobs have been introduced in the world that cannot be done without the help of a computer. A computer has a hard disk that works as the memory of the machine. Any file that you save in the computer is saved on this hard disk. It is very important to make sure that you can back up a file that you have just saved to your computer. You will never want to lose your data because a hard disk doesn’t have an unlimited life. After some years of use, this part will definitely break down, and if it happens and you have data in that hard disk, you will lose every bit of it. Below are some useful tips to backup file easily.

Step 1

Make some copies of a file in separate disk

If you are saving a file somewhere in your hard disk, then I will suggest you to save a copy on a flash drive as well. In this way, you can easily create a backup of your data. If you lose your hard disk, then the same data will be saved on the flash drive.

Step 2

What to do when you lose your flash disk

Similarly, if you have lost your flash drive, then you can simply get that file back from your computer’s hard disk. This is a manual but efficient of creating backup file on your own. Below are some automatic and useful ideas for making backups.

Step 3

Install backup file software in your computer

With the advancement in software technology, such as software programs have been introduced with the help of which you can create a backup file easily on your computer. For example; if the total data size on your computer is 20 GB, then you can convert all the data in one file that will have a total size of around 500-600 MB. If you lose your data, then you can execute that file and get all your data back easily. This is one of the best ways to get your data backed up properly.

Step 4

Synchronize date online to backup file

The best way that I like personally as well is synchronizing your data on-line. If you do that, then there is no need to make backups because all your data will be automatically backed-up on-line. All you need to do is to make a cloud computing account and synchronize that account with your computer’s data.

Step 5

How the backup file works

Once you save everything in your PC, it will be automatically uploaded to online servers. In this way, you can get your data back whenever you want. It doesn’t matter where you are at the moment, you can get access to your account at any time from any place in the world.

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By Ignat Victor, published at 03/14/2012
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