Protecting & Backing Up Data in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)

Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)    |    Intermediate
  • 12 videos | 49m
  • Includes Assessment
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To prevent data loss, you should always back up your data. Discover how to work with external devices to protect and backup your Windows 10 computer system. During this course, you will learn how to format your external storage device, how to store and retrieve files. See how to create data backup files, recover your data from a backup file, and create a system restore point. Get to know the security features and functions of Windows Defender. Configure and run a virus scan. Configure your protective privacy settings for your account, for your overall system, and for your input/output devices.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Use an external storage device in windows 10
    Copy data from an external storage device in windows 10
    Format your storage device in windows 10
    Back up your files in windows 10
    Recover your data from a backup file in windows 10
    Create a restore point in windows 10
  • Get to know windows 10 security
    Run a windows defender virus scan
    Configure your windows defender virus scan settings
    Configure your windows 10 account protection
    Configure your overall privacy settings in windows 10
    Customize your privacy settings for input and output devices

IN THIS COURSE

  • 5m 17s
    USB keys and external hard-drives are storage devices that can be used to transport or backup your personal and system files. You'll see how to connect, open and eject external storage devices in Windows 10. FREE ACCESS
  • 3m 45s
    Once you have connected your USB key or external hard-drive, you can use it to transfer data to and from your computer. In Windows 10, you can begin transferring your data in a matter of clicks. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Formatting your storage device in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    3m 54s
    Formatting an external storage device will remove any data contained on it. Once this is done, you can start fresh with your file transfer and add files to your device. Doing so allows you to decide your device's display name, file storage system, and unit size. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Backing up your files in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    5m 23s
    Windows 10 features an automatic save function, File History, which can be used to backup your user files. This function can be set up to be executed at regular intervals, ensuring that a copy of your personal data is stored away safely. You can also store multiple versions of your data, and visualize those different versions that you have saved. If something happens, you can use the backup files to restore your lost documents. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Recovering your data from a backup file in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    4m 41s
    If you have been backing up your data using the File History save function in Windows 10 at frequent intervals, you can recover it at any time. This is particularly useful if you have inadvertently deleted your personal files or if you've applied changes that you no longer want to keep. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Creating a restore point in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    4m 15s
    If you want to protect your computer from any viruses or system errors, you can create a restore point. A restore point is a snapshot taken of your system at a certain time: if anything happens to your version of Windows 10, you can quickly return to a previous restore point created before the problem occurred. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Getting to know Windows Security in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    3m 34s
    You can view several security settings for your device via the Windows Security area in Windows 10. From here you can manage and configure your virus scans, device performance, firewalls, application and browser control and family options. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Running a virus scan in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    3m 45s
    Windows Defender is Windows 10's default anti-virus application. You can use it to scan your computer for any harmful files, viruses and malware. Windows Defender features three different types of scans: quick, full and custom. If the application finds any threats, they are quickly removed from your system and placed in quarantine. From there, you can decide what happens to the file in question. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Configuring your virus scan settings in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    5m 4s
    The Windows 10's virus scanner - can be adjusted to protect your computer in real-time. This means that if you happen to inadvertently download a virus, Windows Defender will identify the threat as it is happening and remove it. It's also possible to exclude certain file types and locations and include other removable devices in your scans. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Configuring your account protection settings in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    2m 53s
    If you use a Microsoft account to sign in, Windows 10 gives you tools to protect your access. In this video, you will discover how to configure this protection from the Windows Defender interface. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Configuring your overall privacy settings in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    3m 30s
    Knowing how to configure your device's privacy settings is very important in order to make sure your apps only have access to information that you give permission for. In Windows 10, you can allow or refuse access for several apps and features like your location, account information, contacts and notifications. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Customizing your privacy settings for input & output devices in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    2m 59s
    In Windows 10, you can customize your privacy settings for your input and output devices like your camera, microphone and voice-activated features. FREE ACCESS

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