The Windows 7 O/S includes an improved version of the system recover utility. Windows Back-up and Restore allows you to make back ups of important information like personal documents or system files.
Windows Back-up offers the ability to make an immediate backup or you can choose to schedule a periodic backup using the Back-up tool. It also supports the choice to preserve your back-up to an external drive and then you can store them elsewhere. Also find here how to backup windows 7 registry?
If you want to data backup in your Windows 7 computer, with just a few clicks you can set up, schedule and managed it.
Find below the key steps -
Step 1: Click 'Start' and type 'Backup' into the Search box.
Step 2: Click 'Backup and Restore' when it appears.
Step 3: Click 'Set up backup' if you have not previously used Windows Backup.
Step 4: Click to choose the drive location where you want to save your back-up and click 'Next'.
Step 5: Now simply select the file which you want to back-up. You can choose the Windows default or 'Let Me Choose'. The latter allows you to locate and choose specific files for back-up, then click 'Next'.
Step 6: Click on 'Change Schedule' on the schedule screen to instruct Windows to regularly back up these files. Choose the frequency, day and hour for Windows to perform the backup and Click 'OK'.
Step 7: Now click the 'Save Settings' to turn on the back-up process and allow Windows to make your first back-up.
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