In a previous post (on my personal blog) about preparing for your Windows 7 installation, I briefly discussed backups. Aside from the obvious reason of having a copy of your imortant stuff stored safely, backups have another benefit; they give you the confidence to work on your computer yourself — not having to rely on your friend, office mate or the 14yr old neighbour. But making good backups, backups that are easy to use and restore can be a challenge. Especially the restore part — without a good restore, the backup is worthless. And if making and restoring your backups isn’t easy, odds are that you won’t do it, even though you know you should. Which begs the question; how can I easily back up my system? …more
This post is an excerpt from one of my weekly posts on the Future Shop Techblog. Check out the full post here.