Data backup involves the storing of files from your computer in another location. In this way, if there is ever any loss of data on your primary machine, you still have your data in backup in order to restore those files. In the world of computers loss of data can be devastating, and while there are possibilities for recovery of data after a disaster it is far easier to restore your files from backup than to attempt to find your data on a crashed hard drive.
Where can I back up my data?
- OneDrive for Business onedrive.bw.edu
- Your personal BWU Network Drive (H: Drive) 600MB limit
- USB external drive or USB thumb drive
What should I back up?
- “Documents” folder
- Files on your desktop
- Outlook Personal Folders (.pst)