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Backing Up Your Information; When To Back Up; Backup Suggestions; Using System Restore Points - HP Compaq Presario,Presario A900 User Manual

Hp compaq presario,presario a900: supplementary guide
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Backing up your information

When to back up

On a regularly scheduled basis
NOTE:
Before the computer is repaired or restored
Before you add or modify hardware or software

Backup suggestions

Create a set of recovery discs using Recovery Manager.
Create system restore points using the Windows® System Restore feature, and periodically copy
them to disc.
Store personal files in the Documents folder and back up these folders periodically.
Back up templates stored in their associated programs.
Save customized settings in a window, toolbar, or menu bar by taking a screen shot of your settings.
The screen shot can be a time saver if you have to reset your preferences.
To copy the screen and paste it into a word-processing document, follow these steps:
a.
Display the screen.
b.
Copy the screen:
To copy only the active window, press
To copy the entire screen, press
c.
Open a word-processing document, and then select Edit > Paste.

Using system restore points

When you back up your system, you are creating a system restore point. A system restore point allows
you to save and name a snapshot of your hard drive at a specific point in time. You can then recover
back to that point if you want to reverse subsequent changes made to your system.
NOTE:
Recovering to an earlier restore point does not affect data files saved or e-mails created since
the last restore point.
You also can create additional restore points to provide increased protection for your system files and
settings.

When to create restore points

Before you add or extensively modify software or hardware
Periodically, whenever the system is performing optimally
NOTE:
If you revert to a restore point and then change your mind, you can reverse the restoration.
Set reminders to back up your information periodically.
alt+fn+prt
sc.
fn+prt
sc.
Backing up your information
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