Backing up your hard drive should be a routine task in any home. It often isnt!
If you have one, or even a network of computers, its essential to Back Up your data on a regular basis.
In the event of a hard drive crashing, all your data, including photos, music, videos, files etc. will be saved on a separate disk for easy retrieval.
Commonly the easiest way to back up your data is to emply a secondary hard drive to connect to your PC, either internally or externally.
A second hard drive enables you to create a mirror image of your primary one, making an exact copy of the entire drive. That way if your primary drive happens to fail, you can restore your computer with all your data, and nothing will be lost. To keep things simple, an external drive is recommended, which can simply be plugged into your PC with a USB cord.
The most popular back up device on the market these days is the trusty USB stick.