Chapter 7. Configure backup and recovery options

As the author of Troubleshoot and Optimize Windows 8 Inside Out from Microsoft Press, I know better than some of the importance of maintaining regular backups of your files and data and how to use the operating system’s recovery options. My email inbox is often full of reader questions, and comments on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are always plentiful.

This objective guides you through not just the new and existing ways to back up both data and Windows 8 itself, but also through some best-practice tips that go beyond the scope for the final exam. This includes tips both for systems administrators and also topics that users can be educated about.

Objectives in this chapter:

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