TED Conversations

Mick Davies

Computer Service Engineer, MAD Computer Solutions

This conversation is closed. Start a new conversation
or join one »

How many people backup their computer on a regular basis?

Another day spent recovering a customers hard drive which held all their family pictures from the past 10 years. I was wondering how many of you backed up your computer files on a regular basis.

To help me gain a complete idea I would like to know the frequency and methods that you use.

How often do you complete a full backup of your computer files?
i.e. weekly, monthly, rarely

What system do you use to backup your files?
i.e. Operating system backup, online backup, transfer to external disk or flash drive.

Thank you for taking part.

0
Share:

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.

  • thumb
    Apr 16 2013: I subscribe to an online backup service, so I stay backed up continuously, I don't have to remind myself, and my files are not at risk to fire, flood, or theft.

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.