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Guide to Data Backup

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There are two categories of computer users: those who backup their data regularly and those who wish they had when there is a problem. If you fall into the latter group, protect yourself by obtaining some type of data backup quickly. You will find reviews, recommendations and product comparisons in this collection to help you make an educated choice. If you have data backup but are not sure how to best use it, check out the tutorials and guides listed here for step-by-step instructions and expert tips. You can read troubleshooting articles as well, if you should experience issues while backing up information.

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