How Do You Backup Files on Your Computer

Posted by @Cherry

August 8, 2016

How do you backup files on your computer? As many accidents will damage your files on your computer, back them up is more and more important.

Backup files on your computer is important for you

As many reasons, you may want to backup files on your computer, especially the important files. Backing up files is more important than ever now. Many users do not take it seriously, when the accident happened and their files lost, they always regret for why they did not backing up their stuff. Some of them under the illusion that their PC won’t break, some of them think backup files on computer is too difficult, and they do nothing because of those kind of reasons. Because of this, you may lost the important data that you are going to deliver to your boss right now; because of this, you may lost the data recorded the competitors’ important information. The data loss may bring a big damage result. So, backup files on your computer is important for you.

How to backup your files?

How do you backup files on your computer? You know that Windows has built-in backup tool, and you can use it to backup files and folders step by step. However, it doesn’t support you to backup a single file on your computer and the messy steps will make you crazy. Is there a way that can backup files easier and simpler? Thus, here we highly recommend you a software AOMEI Backupper, which supports you backup a single file and can backup files or folders with a few simple steps.

Step1. Download AOMEI Backupper Standard. Click File Backup under the Backup tab.

Main Interfance

Step2. Here you can set a Task Name for this backup image. Then, you can add files or folders at the “step1”, click “Step2” to select the destination place to store the files backup image. It depends on where you would like to store them on. You can backup files to another local space, or backup files to external hard drive like a USB flash drive, a CD/DVD, a Blue-ray, etc, you can even backup files to NAS(network attach storage). After select the destination path, you can click Start Backup to launch the progress.

File Backup

If you want to get an easier way to backup files on your computer, you can set up a schedule backup before clicking Start Backup. Click the Schedule, it will pop out a window that you can set a daily, weekly, monthly even more frequently automatically file backup under the Generaltab, and you can choose the incremental backup or differential backup under the Advanced tab, so that once there is something changed on the files, it can be backed up the changed part automatically without taking too much space.

Schedule Settings

How do you backup files on your computer? This article gives you the easiest and simplest way to backup files with AOMEI Backupper. As you see, you can use it to backup more for your computer. You can use this freeware to do more for your Windows operating system, including Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10.