Increasingly, modern computers and laptops, especially the class known as Ultrabooks, are becoming thinner and shedding what used to be common peripherals like CD-ROM or DVD drives. Don’t even ask about the long-dead floppy disk. That makes them less useful for reading old sources of data, programs and games that you might want to run on your new PC. However, there are usually a few solutions that we can help with.
“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: –