Backing Up Your Windows 7 PC

Backing up to an External Device

  1. Plug in an external storage device.
  2. Click on the start menu and then choose Computer.7backup-01.png
  3. Double-click on your external storage device.7backup-02
  4. Select the files and folders on your computer that you wish to backup and click and drag them into the window for your external device.7backup-03

This process will take anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours depending on the amount of data you are backing up.

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