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If we show you how to back up your PC for free, will you finally do it?

If we show you how to back up your PC for free, will you finally do it?
If we show you how to back up your PC for free, will you finally do it? Beyond simple hard drive failure, your PC could fall prey to user error or all sorts of nefarious malware. The only way to ensure that none of your personal files or programs are lost in a catastrophe is to back up everything regularly. While backing up your data can be as simple as dumping critical files on a USB key or external hard drive every now and again, you’ll ideally want to make multiple backups and store them on different drives—preferably with the drives stashed at different physical locations. Here's an easy, comprehensive three-pronged backup method, using free tools, that can save your bacon in the event of a catastrophic OS failure. Creating Windows images with System Backup To use it, you’ll first need to create a recovery drive. Once the recovery disk is created, try booting to it. When you click System Image Backup, a 'Create a system image' window will open. Synchronizing with SyncBackFree

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