Skip to main content

Results for: backup

Selected page 1

Select the Start button, then select Control Panel > System and Maintenance > Backup and Restore. Do one of the following: If you've never used Windows Backup before, or recently upgraded your version of Windows, select Set up backup, and then follow the steps in the wizard.

Use File History to back up to an external drive or network location. Select Start ​ > Settings > Update & Security > Backup > Add a drive, and then choose an external drive or network location for your backups. Restore your files with File History If you're missing an important file or folder that you've backed up, here's how to get it back:

Click Start, type backup in the Start Search box, and then click Backup and Restore in the Programs list. Note If you are prompted to close programs, make sure that you have saved any open documents and close those programs. Or, click Close Programs. Under Back up or restore your files, click Set up backup.

Backup solution. Things to consider. Cloud-based backup. Want to back up your content so it's safe and easy to access? We recommend using a cloud-based backup solution. With cloud-based backups: Your data is safely stored in the cloud. You can easily access your content across multiple devices. You don't need to purchase hardware