How to use Windows 10 backup and recovery features

Sooner or later, you’re going to experience a hard drive failure. Don’t panic -- there’s a good chance Windows 10 will let you restore seemingly lost documents and files

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Although it sometimes takes a little digging to find them, Windows 10 still includes useful backup and restore capabilities. So while there are many good third-party backup utilities that work with Windows 10, some free and some fee-based, you don't necessarily need to investigate or turn to such options.

While many buyers of such solutions have voted with their checkbooks (or endorsed with their installs, in the case of free options), they've mostly done so because they want the added convenience and additional features that such products bring -- mostly notably, cloud-based backup that handles off-site storage automatically by virtue of its Internet-based storage.

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