Windows 10: Protecting & Backing Up Data

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To prevent data loss, you should always protect and back up your data. Discover how to work with external devices for backing up and restoring data, create restore points, and use Windows Defender to protect your computer.

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Windows 10: Protecting & Backing Up Data

  • Using an external storage device
  • Copying data from an external storage device
  • Formatting your storage device
  • Backing up your files
  • Recovering your data from a backup file
  • Creating a restore point
  • Getting to know the Windows Defender Security Center
  • Running a virus scan
  • Configuring your virus scan settings
  • Configuring your overall privacy settings
  • Customizing your privacy settings for input & output devices
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