Keep your data safe

  • Why backing up your data is so important
  • Find out why you don’t necessarily need to back up everything on your computer
  • How to make copies of everything that’s important
  • Backing up your data using an external hard drive
  • Tips on using DVD burning software

What's in this guide

Why should I back up my data?

The basics of backing up and why it’s important

External hard drives

Different types of drive, connections and formats

Backup software

Full backup or file backup? We tell you everything you need to know about using backup software

Backing up tips

What should you back up and how often do you need to do it? Find out here

DVD burning

The lowdown on DVD burners and software

DVD burning tips

How to install software and create a backup disc