Thursday, 9 August 2012

Steps in Creating a data backup in windows XP

This utility program is used to make the backup of the selected files, folders and entire hard disk on zip disk, floppy disk or CD-R. This backup utility program also compresses the files so that the size of backup files can be reduced. It is a good practice to make the backup of your important data. Your important data may be corrupted due to the attack of virus or problem may occur in the hard disk due to any reason. This backed up data may be restored on the same hard disk or other hard disk as and when required. The restore program is used to restore the backup data.

Perform the following steps to run the backup and restore process: 

First click on Start button to open "Run" and type "ntbackup" then press Ok button to run the backup or restore wizard. click here to know more

The Backup or Restore Wizard will appear, click Next button to continue.

 Here select "Back up files and settings" check box and click Next button.

Now you can specify the option, select "Let me choose what to backup" option and click Next button.

Select the items (any file, folder and drive) to be backup and click Next button.

Now give the destination for backup file and type a name for this backup and click Next. 

In next windows, you can select the backup types (Normal, Copy, Incremental, Differential, and daily), click advance button otherwise click to Finish.

For Advanced settings, select the backup type and click Next button.

Now specify" How to Backup" (compression, verification and shadow copy option) and click Next button.

Now select backup options (Append to existing backups, Replace the existing backups), click Next.

Now you can scheduled the backup mean when to backup (start backup now or schedule for later).

Click Finish button to start backup process.

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James Maxwell said...

Windows XP can create Offline Data Backup. But Online Data Backup is much better than Offline.

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