Your computer is the hub of your personal and academic or professional activities. It helps you manage your documents, pictures, music, and other media in one place. Despite the convenience, you can lose all of your data if you don't back it up.
Computer problems are inevitable. The only thing worse than your computer crashing is losing all of your data at the same time. Thankfully, several backup options exist for both Windows and macOS computers.
Alternatively, all users with a udel.edu email address are reminded that they have an unlimited amount of storage in their Google Drive account. This can be used either to maintain copies of important files, or to back up files directly. Information can be found here.
Faculty and staff: Check with your IT Professional before following these guidelines. Your department may have its own procedures to back up your files.
Windows 10 users can use the built in Back up and restore function on either an external drive or a network drive.