6 Reasons To Backup – This Is Why You Should

Many people still do not back up here are 6 reasons – why you should

  1. Hardware failure (especially your hard drive or SSD). 80% of hard drives may only last 4 years
  2. Ransomware
  3. Theft
  4. Fire
  5. Flood
  6. User error (probably the most common)

Windows and Apple both have backup features built in so you can back up to an external hard drive

Windows 10 Backup – File History

Apple – Time Machine

There are also software solutions such as Macrium Reflect

You can also get “cloud backup “for the whole computer Carbonite , Crashplan or save your most important files to the internet ( photos , etc) through online services Dropbox , One Drive , Google Photos

Understand that data recovery can be very expensive

Author: Adelaide Techguy

Richard Pascoe is a technology consultant & technology commentator for the media on FIVEaa , ABC Adelaide , PowerFM , 5MU , 7AD and 7BU and has been seen on the Channel 7 news , Channel 9 News , Channel 10 news and Today Tonight . Richard gives his opinions on Microsoft , Google , Apple and deals with personal computers , smartphones and tablets.

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