Articles tagged: backup programs
Testing your backups is an easy step to overlook, but an important one to take. Make sure your backups will be there when you need them.
Backing up your computer’s data is critical. What backup program should you use? There are many, but pragmatically, the best is whatever you’ll actually use.
It’s a good idea to test backups before disaster strikes. Unfortunately, a complete test can be risky. I’ll look at some alternatives.
I neglected to set up automated backups on my rebuilt laptop. I’ll walk you through downloading and installing Macrium Reflect free, and scheduling automated backups.
I find myself looking for a new candidate backup program to add to my stable of recommendations – and you can help!
Macrium Reflect is clearer than Windows 7, it’s easier to understand what it’s doing, and ultimately, I trust it more.
SyncToy is a useful tool as long as you understand what it can, and cannot, do.
Backing up shouldn’t crash a computer, and neither should attaching a hard disk.
Macrium Reflect is a full-featured backup program that supports everything that I consider critical to keeping your important data safely backed up.