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Backup and Recovery

In case of disaster, encryption or other malady, you can use the different types of Windows backups to bring your data back as soon as possible to your Windows 10 hosts.

6 videos  //  56 minutes of training

Course description

Did you know there are two types of backups in Windows 10? Only one of them can allow you to restore your entire hard drive in case of a disaster. Learn about backup types, shadow copies, malware delivery and anti-malware software to protect your Windows hosts from any catastrophe.

Course syllabus

File History BackupDuration: 4:55

Learn about File History backups to recover items that may have been encrypted or deleted.

Quick Recovery Options (File History)Duration: 5:05

Watch a demonstration of how to use File History backups and discuss how it's different from traditional backups.

Full System BackupDuration: 5:50

Watch a full system backup using the Windows 7 backup option in the Control Panel on your Windows 10 host.

Windows Recovery and Reset WindowsDuration: 11:13

Learn how to recover and reset a Windows 10 host that no longer boots properly.

Malware Types and DeliveryDuration: 21:05

Learn about the different ways viruses and other malware can infect your system.

Anti-Malware ProgramsDuration: 8:16

Learn how to protect your computer by using an anti-malware program.

Meet the author

Robert McMillen


Robert McMillen started his career as an IT administrator for a manufacturing company after earning his CompTIA A+. He quickly learned how to fix and troubleshoot desktops and laptops, but his real passions were networking and server administration. Shortly after, he earned his first MCSE and Cisco CCNA and has continued with various certifications over the years (now over 50). He earned a Microsoft Certified Trainer certification and seven MCSEs. He started a successful consulting company in 2001 and eventually sold it in 2017 to focus on teaching networking and security in college and being a video and book author. Some interesting jobs he's performed include restoring the Enron emails for the Justice Department, training troops headed to Iraq on network security, and managing a billion dollar merger of Cisco network and Microsoft technologies.

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