Backup & Recovery: Windows Client Backup and Recovery Tools

SRE    |    Intermediate
  • 14 videos | 1h 11m 1s
  • Includes Assessment
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For the vitality of any company, data protection solutions are essential. There are numerous types of built-in backup and recovery tools available in the Windows 10 operating system. In this course, you'll learn about features such as File History, System Image Backups, and OneDrive and how they can be used to keep data safe and secure. Next, you'll examine how to repair a Windows 10 PC using the Advanced Startup options, enable volume shadow copies, and create a recovery drive for access to the advanced start-up options. Finally, you'll learn about the various restore features such as System Restore, that can be used to restore a system to a previously known working version.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Enable and configure the file history backup feature in windows 10
    Use the backup and restore feature and describe how it differs from the file history feature
    Create a system image backup in windows 10
    Describe and use the onedrive solution in windows 10
    Create a system restore point in windows 10
    Use the advanced startup options to fix a windows 10 pc
  • Enable volume shadow copies in windows 10
    Create a recovery drive to enable access to the advanced startup options
    Use the reset this pc feature
    Backup and restore favorites from microsoft edge
    Revert a system to the previous working version of windows
    Remove a windows update to restore working order of a system
    Summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

  • 1m 29s
  • 7m 21s
    In this demonstration, you'll learn more about configuring and using the file history feature of Windows 10 to restore lost content. You'll also learn how to revert back to an earlier copy of the file and see what is available by clicking on the History button. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Backup and Restore
    9m 21s
    In this video, you'll learn about using the Windows Backup feature and its functions. You'll start by understanding the differences between using File History and Windows Backup. A full backup will make a copy of all your files stored in the primary drive, as well as those files stored in different locations. Finally, you will learn how to recover your data if you have those features enabled and configured. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  System Image Backups
    5m 41s
    In this video, you'll watch a demo on how to create a System Image Backup in Windows 10. This is a complete backup of everything of your hard drive, that gives you the ability to restore an entire system. It also enables you to revert to a particular point in time where everything was configured exactly as you want it. This includes the applications that have been installed and/or any configurations you've performed. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  OneDrive
    7m 1s
    In this video, you will learn how to use OneDrive to enable cloud storage of your documents. You'll learn this can be used for general backup purposes or to access the content from any device anywhere as long as you have Internet. This gives you the ability to upload the content to the cloud and access it from anywhere. Plus, you'll have a backup copy. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  System Restore
    5m 9s
    In this video, you will learn about creating a restore point, which is a backup copy of Windows operating system (OS) files and settings that can help recover the system to an earlier point of time in the event of system failure. So if a problem occurs, you can revert back to this restore point, and it discards whatever changes were made since the restore point and allows you to undo whatever changes were made. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Advanced Startup Options
    4m 43s
    In this video, you'll learn how to access the Advanced Startup options for a system running Windows 10. These allow you to perform various troubleshooting tasks if you're encountering issues with booting your system. You'll learn that there are several different ways of accessing the Advanced Startup options. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Volume Shadow Copies
    6m 2s
    In this video, you'll learn more about the Volume Shadow Copy Service, or VSS, in Windows 10. You'll discover how this service allows your system to take snapshots and/or make backups regardless of the state of the system itself or any files. This is a feature that allows your system to take snapshots and/or make backups regardless of the state of the system itself or any files. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Recovery Drive Creator
    5m 18s
    During this video, you'll learn more about the process of creating a recovery drive. This can allow you to reset your PC back to its original or default state. Windows gives you the option to revert back to the out-of-box state, but it uses a recovery drive to do this. If you don't have one, you can create one. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Reset this PC Feature
    4m 42s
    In this video, you'll learn more about using the reset this PC feature. This is a great option if you just want to set everything back to its out-of-box or factory default state. You might choose to do this if the system is simply not running well. Or it's a case where you are recycling the system. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Microsoft Edge
    5m 56s
    In this video, you'll learn how to backup and restore your favorites from Microsoft Edge. You'll discover there are two basic approaches, depending on the state of the system and whether you can access the browser. If for example, you do have a functioning system and Edge is available to you, you can just do an import or export. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Reverting a Windows System
    3m 54s
    In this video, you'll learn more about accessing the option to revert your system back to an earlier version of Windows. You'll learn there's not much involved in terms of the process, but there are some considerations, including how long the feature is available and whether or not your system was ever running a previous version. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Removing Problematic Windows Updates
    3m 13s
    In this video, you'll learn how to remove an update to return your system back to a healthy state. You'll explore the Update & Security page in the Settings app and click Update & Security. Then choose Windows Update and find an option to view the update history. The screen displays the "Update history" section with various links, such as "Change active hours" and "View update history." Here, you'll discover everything that's been installed in terms of updates. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Course Summary
    1m 13s
    In this video, you'll summarize what you've learned in the course. You've learned how to use a number of the built-in backup and recovery tools of Windows 10 designed to help keep your data safe and secure. You explored how to enable and configure the File History backup feature in Windows 10. You also learned how to use the Backup and Restore feature. You discovered that Backup and Restore differs from the File History feature. FREE ACCESS

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