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Creating a Full System Backup Using Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0


You can save your backups to your hard drive, to a rewritable CD/DVD using a CD/DVD burner, or to an external memory device like a USB memory key or USB hard drive. If an external device you want to save to is not listed, make sure it is plugged in securely then click Refresh.

Once your location is selected, click Next.

  1. Click Start, then click All Programs, click Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0 and click Dell DataSafe Local Backup 2.0.
     
  2. Click Back up your files, then select Full System Backup.
     
  3. To backup immediately, click Backup Now. To select the location to backup to, or to schedule regular backups, click Edit Plan and continue to the next step.
     
  4. Select the location to save your backup to.
     
  5. To create a backup immediately, select I will manually backup my system and click Next.

    To set a backup to be run at a later time, or to schedule a regularly occurring backup, click Backup my system automatically (recommended) and specify the time and date(s) to run the backup, then click Next.
     
  6. To change any selections, click Back

    If you chose to schedule a recurring backup and would like to start an initial backup now, click Start this backup now.

    Once satisfied with your selections, click Finish.




Article ID: SLN128917

Last Date Modified: 08/05/2014 04:32 PM


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