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Instructions for backing up your PC

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This procedure shows a quick way of making a backup of your PC to external drive that is suitable for disaster recovery, i. e. if the hard disk drive fails within your computer you will be able to restore the backup to a new disk and replace your existing disk drive.


See below for instructions, click Next to go to the next instruction and Previous to re-read the previous instruction.

In this example we are backing up the PC to an external hard drive using the Quick Job option, however you could just a easily choose a CD, DVD or local hard drive for the backup destination.

For another example of backing up to multiple external drives (to facilitate on-site / off-site backups), or networked external drives see here.

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new job

Start AISBackup and then click Quick Job.