Lesson 10. Using Windows Backup

Understanding Windows Backup

Windows 7 includes Windows Backup, which enables you to perform two distinct types of backup at the same time:

• A disaster recovery image backup, which enables you to restore your entire system to a new hard disk in case of a hard disk or system failure

• File backup, which enables you to back up new and changed files

By creating a backup of your system and files, you can restore your system or individual files if your system or files are corrupted or deleted, or if you replace a file you need with a file you don’t want to keep.

All versions of Windows 7 include Windows Backup, and you can back up both your system drive (C: drive) and additional internal and external hard disks connected ...

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