Data Storage, Back-Up and Recovery

Backing up your Mac

Time Machine: Learn how to set up Time Machine to perform backups, how to restore items (or your entire system) from a Time Machine backup, how to migrate existing Time Machine backups to a new Mac, and more.  

Carbon Copy Cloaner: Use CCC to make a bootable backup of your digital life today!  Similar to Time Machine, this offers a second option to ensure peace of mind should anything go wrong or if you need to transfer any data to another Mac.

Backing up your Windows computer

Backup & Restore - Regular backups, automatic or manual, help ensure you do not lose your files.

Personal data storage

You can protect yourself from losing data by storing files on your UD Box account.

  • Go to

  • Log in with your UD username and password.

  • Drag and drop folders and files from your computer onto your UD username workspace folder.

To learn more about Box, watch the following videos:

What is Box?

How Box works at UD - Accounts, folders and access

More ways to save

  • Use an external hard drive, CD/DVD or flash drive
  • Use cloud storage such as Google Drive

Data recovery

Failed to back up or save a copy before something went wrong? We may be able to recover data from a crashed or broken hard drive.

Have a backup or a recovery partition but not sure how to restore? Call the IT Service Center at 937-229-3888.

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