There are two types of Backups.
- User State Backup
- System State Backup
1. User State Backup:
Again there are 5 types.
- Normal Backup
- Incremental Backup
- Differential Backup
- Copy Backup
- Daily Backup
- Normal Backup: It is preferred if you are taking the backup of files and folders for the first time. It is independent on the Archive Bit(No fault tolerance). So after taking the backup ,it removes the archive bit.
- Incremental Backup: It takes the backup of modifies files and folders. It depends upon the archive bit and after taking the backup, it removes the archive bit.
- Differential Backup: It is just like incremental backup. It takes the backup modified files and folders. It depends upon the archive bit. After taking the backup, Archive bit is present.
- Copy Backup: It is just like copying the files and folders and pasting it in any other location. It will not depend upon the Archive Bit.
- Daily Backup: It is going to take the backup of the files i.e., modify on that day. It will not depend upon the Archive Bit.
- System State Backup:
System files, Boot files, Registry files
How to take the Backup?
Create a folder and create some files in that folder.
Open the folder which is created — Select view tab – Choose details – Checkbox attributes.
There are two methods.
Go for ntbackup
Start – programs—Accessories –system tools – backup
Start – run—ntbackup
Click on Advanced mode
–Select backup wizard – next – select backup selected files,drives or N/W data
— Next – select the drive where we want to backup the files.
— Click on browse where we want to store the data
— Next – click on Advanced – select the type of Backup – Next – finish.