Backup in Sony® VAIO F Series
Get to know backup in Sony VAIO® F Series
Backing up your operating system is a useful process that helps you to keep your information away from several accidents like, accidental deleting, operating system crashing, and so on which lead to data loss. After creating a backup, you will find your data whenever you need it.
Details regarding backup in VAIO® F Series are discussed in the following points:
- Location to store the backup data
- Data backup
Before you start to back up your data you must organize it in folders and subfolders. This process will help you to find it easily when you will need it at a later date. The easiest way is to store it in a location that can be easily found. Next, you must determine which data you need to backup. You can backup all the information from the laptop but this will occupy a lot of space and taking into account that not all your information are very important, select only important data. Most of the time, the most important documents are located in ‘My Documents’ and in ‘Setting’ options.
Location to store the backup data
One of the most important stages of this process is to decide where the backup data will be stored. You can store it on an external hard drive, on another partition of your hard drive, or on a data storage website. You can also opt to back it up on a CD or DVD.
To begin the backup process click on ‘Control Panel’ then, select ‘Backup and Restore Centre’, and click on ‘Choose Backup Files’ option. The operating system searches all the places where you need to backup files. If you are going to make backup using the network, you will be required to choose and browse a new location for data backup. Now, you must select the drivers and the files’ type that must be backed up. Take into account that you cannot backup system files or executable files, and that the backup process is done only from NTFS location. The next step consists of choosing the frequency of the backup. Then, click on ‘Save settings and backup’ process is starting.
It is recommended to use backup utility because it is much easier. If you choose to backup your data manually, you must keep track of all the changes you made. When you use the backup utility it will do this for you. Take the advantage of backup utility and copy your audio, video files, and your picture on a DVD. Using backup schedule facility might be of a great help. It is important to have a track of the backup files and of the location where you take back up. If you have a large amount of backup data take the advantage of an online storage website.