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There are two types of backup:
The following table shows how you can back up data from your computer to your Innov8.
|System backup||File backup|
|Copy and paste||x|
|Windows System Image Backup (Creates an image of the PC. Windows 7, 8 and 10)||x||x|
|Windows 7 Backup and Restore||x||x|
|Windows 8 File History||x|
|Windows 10: Backup and Restore (Windows 7) or File History||
(Backup and Restore)
|Mac Time Machine||x||x|
Click the links below for further information regarding each backup solution:
When initiating a backup task, make certain that your Innov8 has sufficient capacity to hold the data you want to back up.
All of the options in the table can be automated except for copy and paste. Seagate recommends that you choose an automated backup solution. Copying and pasting is a manual task that requires your attention with each change to a file on your computer. If you forget to manually copy files, you risk losing important data should your computer’s hard drive experience problems. Further, automated solutions, once created, only require that you connect your Innov8 to your computer.
Click one of the following links to learn how to back up your computer.