Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Backing up your files, part of Learning Windows 8.
Windows 8 doesn't include a backup feature that actually backs up your …entire computer. But in most cases, a full system backup …isn't terribly critical in any event. For example, many of the files stored on …your hard drive relate to the operating system, and that can very easily be …re-installed without too much trouble. So, what you're generally interested in …is making sure that you're creating copies of your data files. …Your music files, videos, documents, photos etcetera. …Those files would be generally stored in, what's referred to as, the Library.…
That's where your documents, photos videos, and music are stored, and that …can be baked up automatically using the File History feature. …Let's take a look, I'll go ahead and bring up the Application Options bar by …swiping up from the bottom of the screen or right-clicking on an empty area of the …Start screen. And then I'll click on the All Apps …option that will bring up all applications, and I can scroll over to …the far right, and there I'll find the Control panel option that will open up …
- Changing your environment and customizing live tiles
- Using gestures
- Creating and using a picture password
- Using Windows applications
- Working with media
- Accessing and personalizing the desktop
- Working with the File Explorer
- Changing Windows settings
- Backing up your files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started with Windows 8
2. Using Windows Applications
3. Working with Media
4. Working with the Desktop
5. Managing Your Computer System
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