A Simple Way To Back up Data – 5 Easy Steps

fort-worth-computer-repair-mozy-data-backup-protectionMany of my customers have told me that they do not back up their data. In fact, this is quite a common occurrence as nearly 73% of computer users have no data backup solution in place. Typically, the average computer user has not been educated on the importance of data backups. Fortunately, there is a relatively easy solution to this issue. At DFW Nerd Herd Computer Repair in Fort Worth, we offer a simple backup solution called Mozy. You may have seen advertisements on TV. They offer excellent backup solutions which will safely store your Pictures, Music, Documents and any other precious data. We recommend using a dual stage back-up solution featuring both on-site and cloud based backup. We recommend Mozy for cloud backup and a Western Digital External Hard Drive for on-site backups. You may purchase backup programs, or manually transfer your files. To get started, you can simply copy all of your important files and folders to your external drive, and setup windows to automatically backup an image of your computer on a daily basis. To schedule windows automatic backups simply do the following:

  1. Click the Start Button and navigate to the Control Panel
  2. Click the Back up and Restore icon then click “Set up backup”
  3. Select the external drive in which you would like to store your backup
  4. Choose the items you would like to backup (let windows choose is recommended)
  5. Click “Change Schedule” to set a backup time and frequency and click “Save Settings and run backup”

Setting up automatic backups are quite easy and something every user who cares about their data should be using. The average user loses over half of the data they create over the lifetime use of their computer. Don’t be an “average” user. Give us a call today and we will set you up with the best solution for your needs.

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