“Make sure you back it up!” is not just a mantra for commercial computer users, it’s one that should also be used in home computing. Essential data could be made up of many things you don’t want to lose if your computer unexpectedly crashes. Precious photos of the family, important work documents, copies of letters or even entire websites – these all need to be backed up securely. Here are three suggestions on how to go about it: –
There are few sounds more horrible to a PC user than the clunk or thud of a hard disk drive failing on your computer. That sound usually means a terminal failure of the drive, rapidly followed by your operating system crashing and the computer failing to boot. But even then, your data could be recoverable. Of course, you’ve got plenty of backups of your vital data, photos and other information, haven’t you?