Method of backup and restoring files in Windows® 7
How do you back up and restore files in Windows 7?
Windows 7 comes with a reliable backup and restore function for data as well as the entire system. This can be used for copying your important system files as well as folders to a safe location. It also gives you the freedom to create a system image which can be used for restoring the system later. The backup and restore feature in Windows 7 enables you to choose which files to back up and when to make backup. After making the backup, you can restore your backups at any time for recovering previous versions of documents and you can also replace an accidentally deleted file. Its System Restore feature gives you the freedom to access previous versions of data files or a previous state.
Here are some details of backup in Windows 7:
- Need of data backup
- Advantages of data backup
- Steps for data backup
Need of data backup
There are certain needs for making backup of your system files. This is needed as temporary files which store system data can get damaged easily and can result in permanent data loss. Any user malfunction can easily result in data loss in the system and you cannot avoid these malfunctions sometimes. The best way to avoid data loss is to make system backup. If your system gets stolen or lost, you will not be able to get your important data back.
Advantages of data backup
You can get a number of advantages by making backup of Windows 7. With a proper data back up, you can do different tasks in your system peacefully. This is possible as you need not be worried about data loss. You can make any changes to the system and can always get your system back to an earlier point or settings with the copy of data backup. It is also possible to clean the system and restore important files in the system with the help of system backup.
There are some simple steps to use Windows 7 Backup and Restore feature. At first, you need to right click on the local drive and select the 'Properties' window from which you need to select the 'Back up Now' button. In the new backup 'Restore your Files' window, you need to click on the link to setup a backup. The next step is to select files and folders to which you need to include the backup. You can make some settings for the backup and then double click on the backup file and can restore the files. You can get System Restore by clicking on 'Restore my files' in Backup and Restore Center.
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