Protect your files and photos by making sure they're safely backed up. Use the following table to decide which backup solution is best for you.
|Backup solution||Things to consider|
|Cloud-based backup|| |
Want to back up your content so it's safe and easy to access? We recommend using a cloud-based backup solution.
With cloud-based backups:
|External hard drive or network drive backups|| |
It may be best to use an external storage device or network drive backup in these cases:
|Legacy backups||We recommend you consider modern backup options like the ones listed above, as they're easier to manage and non-destructive. |
If you've used Backup and Restore in Windows 7, consider moving your content to a cloud-based backup.
To learn more about recovery, see Recovery options in Windows 10.