How to Use Clickfree Backup

by Suvro Banerji

Clickfree Automatic Backup is a software program that provides you with an easy way to back up all the files and folders on your computer. The program is designed to back up your data on a regular basis. This ensures that you are able to restore data in the event of a sudden and unforeseen system failure or hard disk crash. Note that you will need administrative rights and privileges to install Clickfree Automatic Backup software on your computer.

1

Insert the Clickfree Easy DVD Office Backup DVD into your CD/DVD-ROM drive. Wait until Windows recognizes the disc. You will see a "Clickfree DVD Backup" dialog box on the screen.

2

Click "Next." The software will start calculating the amount of data that needs to be backed up.

3

Click the option that says "I'm Ready-Start Backup." This will initiate the backup process. The process time depends on the amount of the files that you plan on backing up. Make sure that you have the required number of Clickfree backup DVDs available to hold all the data.

4

Eject the full DVD and insert additional Clickfree back up DVDs if prompted to do so during the back up process. Label the DVDs in the order they are used to back up the data. Put the date of back up on each disc.

5

Click "Close" when the "Backup Summary" dialog box appears on screen. This signifies that all your data has been backed up.

6

Click "OK."

7

Eject the "Clickfree Easy DVD Office Backup" DVD from your CD/DVD-ROM drive. Store the disc in a secure place.

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About the Author

Suvro Banerji is a recent graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism where he earned a dual degree in broadcast news and political science. He began writing professionally in 2005 at KOMU-8 News (NBC) where he worked as a multimedia producer. Banerji has also interned with CNN for two consecutive years.

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