It's essential to backup your files in case your computer is ever lost or damaged. There are a few different methods for setting up a backup. This video explores the full image backup, which backs up everything on your computer, including your personal files as well as the Windows installation and configuration itself. This allows you to completely restore your entire system to a repaired or replacement computer.
- [Instructor] There are a few tools…built into Windows 10 for creating backups.…They do different types of backups…and serve different purposes.…In this movie, we will focus on a full system backup,…which makes a complete backup…of your entire hard drive…including your Windows installation.…This backup is designed to completely restore your system…in the event that you need to replace a lost…or a broken computer.…Now, there is a different backup tool in Windows…called File History,…which is better for backing up…and quickly restoring individual files.…
We're not going to talk about that in this movie,…this movie is focusing on the full system backup.…So, to start with, you will need an external hard drive,…which you will dedicate to this backup.…For best results, you should only use this drive…for your system backup.…It is possible to store other files on this drive…after you've created the backup,…but I don't think that's a great idea.…So, you can see that I have an external hard drive connected…to my computer, it's the E: drive…
- Launching applications
- Interacting with windows, menus, and ribbons
- Multitasking to switch between multiple applications
- Switching to tablet mode
- Managing files and folders with the File Explorer
- Browsing the web with Edge
- Working with email, contacts, and calendars
- Using and installing apps
- Managing display and account settings
- Backing up Windows 10
- Troubleshooting Windows 10
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 12/08/2017. What changed?
A: The following topics were updated: understanding essential folder structure, including the user folder; using shortcuts to files and folders; and creating 3D objects in Paint 3D.
1. Getting Started
2. Launching and Managing Applications
3. File Explorer: The Windows Filing Cabinet
4. Browsing the Web with Edge
5. Working with Mail, People, and Calendars
6. Using the Other Bundled Apps
7. Installing Apps and Printers
8. Essential Settings and Customization
9. Account Settings
Sign-in security options4m 3s
10. Using Cortana to Search
11. Backing Up and Restoring
Next steps1m 12s
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