How to Back Up Your Files in Windows

The most effective way to secure your data is through making a backup. A backup is a copy of the original file stored in a different location for future restoration. This article highlights a few easy methods to create a backup for Windows files. There are several ways to back up your files on Windows depending on the Windows version you're using. The easiest one is probably using a reliable data backup tool. There are also some manual methods as we shall see below.  The most...

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Why You Should Zip Your Files

Zipping is a compound term referring to compressing large files using any archive file format. ZIP is the most common archive file format and is therefore used to describe data compression with other formats such as RAR and TAR. This article looks at some of the reasons why zipping files is important. You've probably received an email with a .zip attachment, or downloaded a software file with a .zip extension. Most software developers choose to use zip archive format to compress...

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3 Free Easy Ways to Repair Corrupt Archive Files

Read through to learn how to recover your archive files and folders for free. Do you know that it is possible to recover damaged Zip files without paying a dime? Archives are files containing one or multiple data files. Most commonly used archives include Zip, RAR, Unix Tar, CAB archives, among others. They come in handy when copying and sending multiple files because they provide easier storage and portability. Archives also compress files, thereby enabling them to take less space....

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