Why Back Up Your Computer?

Your computer is an extension of you. It contains personal information, full of files and folders that are priceless. And it’s quite important to keep it safe and secure.

Unfortunately, files become lost or corrupted due to malware or hardware crashes. It’s times like these that you have to be extra careful.

Backing up your computer is the solution to these issues. Microsoft Support shares on their blog how to back up and restore your computer. They also state the importance of backing up on a separate hard drive.

“Do not back up files to the same hard disk that Windows is installed on. For example, do not back up files to a recovery partition. Always store media used for backups (external hard disks, DVDs, or CDs) in a secure place to prevent unauthorized people from having access to your files; a fireproof location separate from your computer is recommended. You might also consider encrypting the data on your backup.”

Windows Support

Don’t wait until the worst happens on your computer. Keep your privacy safe and secure.

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