It's always a good idea to backup your hard drive(s) every now and then to prevent data loss. The guys, eh Gina, over at Lifehacker published a great guide on how you can automate the backup process so that you have less work once it has been set up. It only describes the procedure for Windows computers, all you need is an external hard drive, a ftp server and the freeware tool Syncback.
Everything is described in detail and easy to follow. Worth a look if you have sensible data or fear data loss. Lets take a look at the guide in detail:
Note that the guide explains how you can back up date using a local backup solution using an external hard drive. It can also only be used to backup files and not the entire system or individual partitions on the hard drive.
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