Backup Advice


The last resort

Everyone knows deep down they need to keep backups. But it is only the select few who have always put off making backups and then lost hours/days/weeks of work that truly appreciate the importance of backing up important information.

It may feel like a waste of time performing regular backups, but it is a vital task. There are many causes of loss of data including hardware/software failure, malicious and accidental loss.

How to Backup your Data

Here are some tips to follow in order to keep regular backups:

Here is some advice from Microsoft, Linux and Apple.

Data Recovery?

If you fear you may lost data through accidental deletion, hardware failure or malicious behaviour you can contact IT Support for advice on data recovery options. Or visit the IT Support Desk in the Library.