If someone you know is continuously telling you to back up the files on your computer, you should listen. Computer backup is one of the most important things that people tend to ignore. Your machine may seem to be completely hardy and invulnerable, but it could still crash tomorrow. That is why you need to preserve the integrity of your data by backing up your files elsewhere.
Think about it – your computer contains tons of information that is valuable to you. Although it probably does not contain a bunch of government secrets or things that could cause a big scandal if lost, it does have your music, your writing samples, your school and work records, lists of passwords for various websites, your games, and much more. (more…)