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Backing Up, Storing, and Compressing Your Data and Files

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To make sure you don't lose important files if your computer stops working, you should back up your computer on a regular basis.

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Other Backup Options


Running out of storage space? Try compressing your files. File compression is a way of "packaging" a file (or files) to use less disk space. If you are running out of storage space, or are backing up your files, we strongly suggest you compress your files. File compression is also useful when sharing files over the Internet. Learn more about file compression.