How to back-up your W:

Everyone on staff (and students too for that matter) should have a back-up of their W: somewhere – it’s just good computing.

Doing so is really easy, just follow the steps below:

1. Select everything in your W: and Copy (Ctrl + C).

2. Open up the drive that you want to back-up your W: to and Paste (Ctrl + V).

3. Once you have done this the first time your W: and your back-up will look the same. When you want to back it up again, just select everything in the W: and Copy as in step 1 and then select everything in your back-up and click paste as in step 2.

When you do this you may get this dialogue box:

Check the box indicated by the red arrow and then select ‘Yes”.

You will then get this dialogue box:

Once again, check the box indicated with the red arrow and then select “Copy and Replace” (circled) and it will overwrite your old back-up with the new one.

Done!

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About timthelibrarian

Tim Harwood is a Teacher Librarian and eLearning enthusiast.
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