March 31 marks world backup Day

Day backup or international backup day (eng. World Backup Day) is held annually on March 31. This date was chosen not casual. On the eve of the Day of fools and jokes taken care about the security of their data.

As you know, backup (backup) — a copy of valuable data (work documents, photos, phonebook contacts or emails) to external media, in case with the basic gadgets something happens. In the age of information technology you can save even settings in Windows or your favorite programs.

Day backup was installed on the initiative of the users of social news site Reddit, and it even has its own website where you can find instructions on different ways to copy and save your data with different operating systems.

Here, for example, to create a backup of home Windows 7, you need to perform the following steps:

  • Press the button Start.
  • To enter the word “backup” in the search line.
  • Click on Backup and Restore.
  • Choose “Set up Backup”.
  • When Windows has finished preparing, choose your external drive and click Next.
  • Choose “Let Windows Choose” and click Next.
  • In fact, you can choose at what time Windows will automatically do a backup of all files by clicking “Change Backup Schedule”. Founders day Backup state: “the more the better!”

    After that, click “Save settings and run backup”.