Thursday, May 24, 2012

Best Online Backup Service

Due to increasing number of computer problems and worries of data losses it has became important to daily backup our documents online. The main advantage of best online backup service is that our documents are stored in a safe, secure and protected place- i.e. company servers located worldwide. Such servers are not in use as like we use our computer so data losses and concerns of security issues are very rare.

Selecting a good online backup service is important. The company should offer a free trial- may be in the form of time limit or otherwise restriction on total size of data stored on their servers. The company would provide you a Backup Software through which you can backup and restore your data. It should run on Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP operating systems.

In this tutorial we will discuss how to backup your documents and files online and restore them when required.

How to Backup your Documents Online?
A best online backup service gives you an automatic backup facility so you don’t need to remember this task at all. However for the first time when you launch their application, you’ll have to set-up the things properly.

Here’s how:

Freely subscribe to MyPCBackup Online Backup service. They will provide you a Backup Software which is compatible with Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP machines. Just download it.

Install the software by following the step-by-step wizard which appears on your screen.

MyPCBackup software would open. The Drag & Drop feature is very user friendly. Simply drag and drop the files in the main window which you wish to backup.

Now it’s time to schedule your backup so that the application will automatically backup the files which you will select in the next steps.

Click Settings icon on the top of the window.

MyPC Backup Settings dialog will load.

Click Backup Schedule tab, select Daily or Hourly option as per your requirement. Otherwise use Advanced Schedule option for additional options such as selected days in a month and so on.

Select the Start Time at which you would like the backup should be performed. For example: 1:00 PM.
Thereafter click Backup Selection tab.

If you want to backup contents of only My Documents folder then select the first option; or otherwise select the second option Manual Backup Selection (Advanced Users) and click Edit Selection link.

In the Backup Selection dialog select the drives and/ or folders that you would like to backup. For example: I selected My Documents, My Videos, My Pictures and My Music folders.

Optionally if you wish you can change Connection Security options. Click Security tab. There are two options, viz. Use HTTPS and Use HTTP. If the information which you’re backing up on company servers is confidential in nature then do select Use HTTPS option, otherwise leave Use HTTP option selected. This step is optional. It is suggested for those users who are concerned about security of their data while transmitting and receiving information across the world wide web.

Confirm it by clicking OK button.

Now don’t worry as the selected folders or drives will be automatically backed up by best online backup service. It supports Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.

How to Restore your Backups?
Let’s come to the point how to restore your backups. The software application provided by Best Online Backup Service makes it simple to restore your files easily and quickly.

In the main window click Restore icon on the top.

Under Select a device drop down box select the computer whose backup you would like to restore.

The list of all backups would appear. Simply check-up some of the files and click Restore Selected Files button. You’re done.

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