About backing up your data

To back up your computer or your individual files and folders, you do the following:

When you define a backup, you decide on the following:

  • What to back up (files and folders, or an entire drive)

  • Where to store the backup data (backup destination)

  • Whether or not to use Offsite Copy to copy backup data to remote locations

  • When to run the backup (automatically or manually)

  • What compression levels to specify for recovery points, and whether to enable security settings (encryption and password protection).

  • Which of the many other options you want to use. You can customize each backup according to your backup needs.

About backing up your data