Windows XP

How to backup your data using Windows XP

Written by Ian Carnaghan · 35 sec read >

Windows XP has it’s own built-in backup utility/tool that makes it easy for users to backup their data. Regular use is important to keep your data safe. Please follow the basic steps below to create a backup of most important documents and files.

STEP 1

Press Start and select Programs->Accessories->System Tools->Backup

Backup

 

STEP 2

In the next screen click on Next

Welcome to the Backup or Restore Wizard

STEP 3

Tick the radio button Back up files and settings and click on Next

Back up files and settings

STEP 4

Tick the radio button Let me choose what to back up and click on Next

Let me choose what to back up

 

STEP 5

Check all the check-boxes next to the items that you wish to back up and click on the Next button

Items to Back Up

 

STEP 6

Choose your back up destination and give the back up a name

Backup Type, Destination, and Name

 

STEP 7

Click on Finish

Completing the Backup or Restore Wizard

 

STEP 8

Now the backup procress is in progress please be patient for this backup to complete. After completion you should have a backup of your selected files

Backup Progress

Last Updated On March 24, 2018
Written by Ian Carnaghan
I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment. In my spare time I teach undergraduate classes in web development. Profile

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