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Step 1:
Decide which files you want to back up. It’s not necessary to back up your entire hard drive, because many programs can be reinstalled if necessary.

Tip
You should definitely back up all your data files, which include word processing documents, spreadsheets, pictures, videos, and saved game files

Step 2:
Determine how you’re going to back up your hard drive. There are two main methods: CD-ROM or DVD-ROM backup, and external hard drive backup. (A third option, tape backup, is used mostly by businesses that have huge databanks.)

Tip
Check if your computer has a 'partition backup' capability built in. If so, you can get software that takes an image of the hard drive.

Step 3:
If you choose the CD-ROM/DVD-ROM option, place a blank CD-ROM or DVD-ROM into your computer’s CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive.

Tip
A CD-ROM can store roughly 600 MB of data, while a DVD-ROM can store about 6 GB of data.

Step 4:
Copy the files that you want to store onto the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM.

Tip
Save time by copying groups of files or whole folders at once.

Step 5:
Once the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM is full, or you have copied all the files that you want to back up, remove the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM from your computer, label it, and store it in a safe place.

Step 6:
To back up your hard drive to an external one, purchase an external hard drive from a computer retailer.

Step 7:
Connect the external hard drive to your computer. You’ll use either a USB connection or a Firewire connection to do so.

Tip
Some external hard drives require an external power source, so check the instructions that come with it.

Step 8:
Copy all the files that you want to back up to your external hard drive.

Step 9:
Store the external hard drive in a safe place.

Did You Know?
Trying to recover data from a broken hard drive can cost upwards of $7,500--and doesn’t guarantee results.

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