Necessity of Files and Folders Backup

"Always be prepared for unexpected future." It also applies to files and folders security issue. With the fast development of technology and wide use of computers, data loss caused by system malfunctions, disk failures, virus attacks or misoperations becomes increasingly common. Your important files including email, music, photos, videos, documents, personal settings, bookmarks, and applications are always in danger unless you take effective precautions.

"Do not put all eggs in one basket." Therefore, you should make a backup of important files, and save the image file to other places in case of unexpected data loss. Thus when accident actually happens, you can simply restore the data you want from a previous backup.

To simplify the backup process for files and folders, you need the best free file backup software - AOMEI Backupper Standard. In addition to File Backup feature, it also offers the File Sync feature to help you sync any local folders to OneDrive or other locations.

Five Steps to Backup Files or Folders Automatically

Step1. Launch the automatic file backup software AOMEI Backupper. Click Backup on the left panel and choose File Backup.

Step2. Name this backup. Click Add File or Add Folder to select the files/folders you want to backup.

Step3. Select a destination path (local disks, external hard drives, removable USB drives, network location or NAS).

Step4. Tick Schedule at the bottom. In the pop-up window, set a backup frequency like daily, weekly, monthly.

Step5. Click on Start Backup Add the schedule and start backup now to execute the automatic file backup.

Get More Help from Documentation & Videos

If you want to know more about backup and restoration functions, please refer to following documents or videos.

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How to Restore

How to restore files or operating system when problem occurs? You could refer to following tutorials.

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