Importance of Windows® Backup Application
Know about the importance and way to use Windows Backup Application and how to fix some issues related to it.
When a computer is used for a long time, there are great chances that the computer may crash or hang. This may happen due to some malware infection or physical damage to internal parts of the computer. This may result in the loss of important data stored in the computer. Such data is hard to get recovered thereafter. So, it is better to have a backup of all your system data. You can use the backup application to recover your data from the system. For this purpose, Windows include in-built data backup applications or tools, which help you to recover the data easily. The Windows XP comes with a Backup Utility. The Windows Vista and Windows 7 have 'Backup and Restore Center'.
Given below are the features and issues with various Windows Backup Applications:
- Backup Utility in Windows XP
- Data backup and restore
- Backup issues
Backup Utility in windows XP
Windows XP has added a free Backup Utility in its installation CD. The utility is an executable file, which is located in the ValueAdd Folder. You can take backup of your My Documents and Settings folder with the tool. The tool comes with a 'Customized backup' feature. The feature helps you in backing up certain files. The easy to use wizard makes data backup procedure easier. The 'Advanced Options' is another feature included, which will provide access to critical settings. The data verification feature will help you to confirm complete proper backups.
Data backup and restore
The data backup and restore center in Windows Vista has been improved in Windows 7. The feature will help you in maintaining backup easily. You also have an option to restore the system to an earlier point with the same tool. You can keep a backup of individual folders, drives and libraries with the help of this tool. You can select any schedule to backup data. Once you take data backup with the help of this tool, you need not to be worried about your data thereafter.
You may get some issues while you are maintaining a backup of your Windows system data. You may get difficulties in accessing some data and may result in some error messages. The data backup procedure may get terminated while it is being take place. You may also get some issues like virus infections and registry issues with the data backup procedure.
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