Unformatted text preview: within it. The different techniques are; saving to disc (CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, or DVD-RW), flash drive, external hard drive, or backing up to a different computer system. People backup different files, some like to backup music, or video files. I Backup my data, and picture files, so I do not lose my school work or important family pictures that I cannot replace. The advantages to backing up files are they are accessible for use on different computers, the disc files can be used in most CD players, and DVD players. The disadvantages are all of these forms are subject to damage like scratches on the discs. The flash and external hard drives can get a virus. They can also transfer a virus from one computer to another....
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- Winter '11
- Hard disk drive, Floppy disk, Digital audio player, Computer storage media, external hard drive