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How to Backup Your Downloads Folder Automatically On Windows 10 by Computer Tutor Rick Kirkham of Oahu

Hometutor
December 28, 2020

How to Backup Your Downloads Folder Automatically On Windows 10 by Computer Tutor Rick Kirkham of Oahu

How to Backup Your Downloads Folder Automatically On Windows 10 by Computer Tutor Rick Kirkham of Oahu
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I've found very import files and photos in in-home, onsite here in Honolulu Hawaii covering all of Oahu and remote computer clients in the United States https://ProactiveComputerSupport.com Downloads folder. This folder is NOT backed up by Google Drive Backup and Sync, OneDrive or DropBox. Here is the fix so you don't lose these important file WHEN NOT IF your computer crashes. Below are important links mentioned in this video. Most are my own products or services but a few are affiliate links of products I personally suggest as a profession...

The Big Plain English Computer Cell Phone and Tablet Help and Tips eBook
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Help is Now Available for Google Drive The Microsoft Office 365 Replacement and Gmail by Remote Computer Tutor and Troubleshooter J. Richard Kirkham B.Sc.
https://proactivecomputersupport.com/googledrivehelp/

30 Day FREE Trial of Dr. Backup Managed Cloud and Onsite Backup Services for Peace of Mind
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How to Keep Your Computer Files and Photos Safe in The 21st Century
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  1. How to Backup Your Downloads Folder with Google Backup and

    Sync FREE Service for Windows 10 By computer tutor troubleshooter and author J. Richard Kirkham B.Sc. of ProactiveComputerSupport.com
  2. Problem: Computer users keeping important files and photos in the

    Downloads folder NOT getting backed up Solution: Change the path of the Downloads folder so Google Drive, OneDrive or DropBox will back it up into the cloud with other important documents.
  3. proactivecomputersupport.com/computerhelpebook The Big Plain English Computer Cell Phone and Tablet

    Help and Tips eBook
  4. Done using Google Slides Help is Now Available for Google

    Drive The Microsoft Office 365 Replacement and Gmail by Remote Computer Tutor and Troubleshooter J. Richard Kirkham B.Sc. proactivecomputersupport.com/googledrivehelp
  5. Google Drive Backup and Sync is NOT a True Backup

    Reminder: Use Dr. Backup for a managed cloud and local backup system https:/ /proactivecomputersupport.com/drbackup
  6. An off network solution for nonbusiness people! Back up by

    Rick (https:/ /proactivecomputersupport.com/safecomputerbackups/ ) Tip Remember. To unplug the backup flash drive to prevent viruses and electrical spikes from corrupting your backed up files and photos
  7. Let’s Get Started Tip Check your backup and sync once

    in a while to make sure it’s working. I’ve saved an enormous amount amount of data for clients because I had the foresight to install this free Google Drive Backup and Sync. Assumptions (Yes I know) • You already have Google Backup and Sync installed (I can help you with that) • You have a Windows 10 computer AssUMe
  8. Open a folder ➔ File Explorer Is the technical name

    ➔ How Single click if it’s on the Taskbar ➔ Double click if it’s on the desktop https://proactivecomputersupport.com/computerhelpebook/
  9. Open Google Drive Single click on desktop since it’s in

    the left hand column. Double click to open Google Drive since it’s in the right hand column The Big Plain English Computer Cell Phone and Tablet Help and Tips eBook
  10. We need to copy the path on top. Left mouse

    click to the right of Google Drive and the right arrow https://proactivecomputersupport.com/computerhelpebook/
  11. While The path is Highlighted right mouse click over it

    Left mouse click on Copy Tip Good computer and cell phone tutors assume nothing We write eBooks the same way
  12. https://proactivecomputersupport.com/computerhelpebook/

  13. Right click on the Downloads folder Left click on Properties

    The Big Plain English Computer Cell Phone and Tablet Help and Tips eBook
  14. Left mouse click on the Location tab on top The

    Big Plain English Computer Cell Phone and Tablet Help and Tips eBook
  15. Paste the new path Right mouse click inside the path

    box Left mouse click on paste Then left click OK ➔ The Big Plain English Computer Cell Phone and Tablet Help and Tips eBook
  16. https://proactivecomputersupport.com/computerhelpebook/ Tip Don’t get scared you can undo this the

    same way
  17. Approve Moving The folder by Clicking Yes https://proactivecomputersupport.com/computerhelpebook/

  18. You’re Done! :You won’t notice any changes yourself except when

    (not if) your computer crashes and you’re able to recover your important files from Google Drive including your Downloads folder!
  19. proactivecomputersupport.com/computerhelpebook The Big Plain English Computer Cell Phone and Tablet

    Help and Tips eBook
  20. Done using Google Slides Help is Now Available for Google

    Drive The Microsoft Office 365 Replacement and Gmail by Remote Computer Tutor and Troubleshooter J. Richard Kirkham B.Sc. proactivecomputersupport.com/googledrivehelp
  21. Remember to get your FREE Trial of Dr. Backup to

    protect your data and your clients data! Reminder: Use Dr. Backup for a managed cloud and local backup system https:/ /proactivecomputersupport.com/drbackup
  22. Nonbusiness computer users download Backup by Rick for off network

    backups (https:/ /proactivecomputersupport.com/safecomputerbackups/ ) Tip Remember. To unplug the backup flash drive to prevent viruses and electrical spikes from corrupting your backed up files and photos
  23. Tip Remember. Most of all ENJOY YOUR COMPUTER!