Running a virus scan, selecting the right backup destination, following the correct backup steps and taking a regular backup of important data are among the top suggestions for safe and secure backup.
(Vocus/PRWEB) March 04, 2011
iYogi, the fastest growing on-demand tech support company, today announced a new iYogi Reviews report on the top five recommendations for creating a system backup. With the increasing dependency and use of computer systems, it is important to maintain a data and system backup. This is critical to avoid any loss of data, such as documents, pictures, music and movies. iYogi's Reviews also provides in-depth top 5 recommendations related to system and data backup.
iYogi Reviews the Top 5 recommendations for a complete and secure system backup:
Run a virus scan: Ensuring that your system is virus-free is the most important step to keep in mind before starting a complete system backup. If your system is infected with viruses and malicious threats, then the system backup procedure can fail, leading to system damage or a crash.
Solution: Scan your system on a regular basis with powerful and effective antivirus software prior to the backup process. This helps in detecting and removing all hidden viruses from your system. To view an in-depth solution on how to run virus scans, visit: http://www.iyogi.net/antivirus/running-a-virus-scan.html
Select the right backup destination: It is highly important to select a proper backup destination. If you choose an incorrect storage medium, then your valuable data, system resources, applications and software tools can be at stake.
Solution: Take a backup of your system on a secure location and select a backup destination from where data can be easily retrieved. To view more information on how to select the right backup destination, visit: http://www.iyogi.net/data-backup/selecting-the-right-backup-destination.html
Follow the correct backup method: If you do not follow the correct backup method, then you can lose all your important files and applications.
Solution: Carefully follow a proper system backup procedure to avoid any problems. To access a comprehensive solution for following the correct system backup procedure, Visit: http://www.iyogi.net/data-backup/following-the-correct-backup-method.html
Use a secure backup software: A variety of software tools that enable complete system backups are available on the Internet; however, it is crucial to select the safest backup software.
Solution: Download and install a secure system backup software tool. To see a complete solution on downloading secure backup software, visit: http://www.iyogi.net/data-backup/using-secure-backup-software.html
Take a regular backup of important folders: You can customize which important folders should be backed up on a regular basis. This will prevent data loss to a large extent in case your computer crashes.
Solution: Regularly back up your most used folders to a safe location. To learn more about protecting such important folders, visit: http://www.iyogi.net/data-backup/taking-a-regular-backup-of-important-folders.html
"In a time when most people save a considerable amount of data directly on their computers, it is important to remember that backing up all one’s valuable data should be rigorously followed as a regular activity,” said Vishal Dhar, President of Marketing and co-Founder of iYogi. “At iYogi, we are constantly approached by customers whose frustrations arise out of the inability to take proper backup of their data, and we help them through selecting the right backup destination, resolving software issues or other issues."
iYogi is a global on-demand services company that provides personalized computer support for consumers and small businesses in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. iYogi’s unique model, including its proprietary technology iMantra™ and highly qualified technicians, is designed to eliminate computer-related stress and keep millions of digitally dependent consumers and small businesses protected and productive. Only iYogi -- with its proven expertise in the global delivery model, intelligent customer insight systems, easy-to-use self-help tools & automated PC optimization, and computer support services – offers users a simple yet comprehensive path to digital serenity. iYogi has perfected the remote tech support model to overcome the current limitations of in-store, on-site, or call center services to become the fastest growing provider of support in the industry. Major resellers and technology companies are increasingly turning to iYogi to improve customer satisfaction, reduce return rates, and deliver a compelling new-value added offering to customers. To know more about iYogi, current offers and scope of support, visit: http://www.iyogi.net