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Microsoft® Windows® Operating System: Essentials by Tom Carpenter

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CHAPTER 14

Backup and Recovery

Data backup is one of the most important processes performed in modern businesses. The information in our organizations is valuable and it must be secured, managed, and backed up to ensure its availability. In this chapter, you'll learn how to plan for backups and restorations for your Windows computers. You'll learn how to use recoverability features that are built into the OS and how to go about selecting third-party backup tools. The following topics are addressed:

  • Planning for backups
  • Testing recovery processes
  • Working with System Restore
  • Selecting third-party backup software
  • Using recovery boot options

Planning for Backups

Most people reading this book will work in a department or group called Information ...

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