How to Backup Files on a Windows Computer

How to Backup Your Windows Computer with Microsoft OneDrive

CLICK HERE to see a video on how to do this, or follow the steps below.


Step 1.  Go to Start, and search for OneDrive.  Click on the OneDrive App



Step 2. Sign into the Microsoft Account with Your ISS Email Address & Password



Step 3.  Click Next on the following screen on where to store your OneDrive Folder



Step 4. On the next screen, you can choose which folders on your computer that you want to backup.  You can change these later if you want to.


Click next on the following screens, and choose "Later" on the screen that asks you about the mobile app unless that is something that you are interested in.


Once these steps have been completed, the folders that you chose will backup to your Microsoft OneDrive Account.  You can verify that your files are backing up by going to and signing in to your Microsoft Account using your ISS Email Address and Password.




How to Backup Your Computer with Google Drive

  1. On your computer, go to and sign in with your ISS Email Address and Password
  2. At the top left, click New and then  File Upload or Folder Upload.


  3. Choose the file(s) or folder(s) you want to upload.  HINT: You can click on one file, and then press the keys CTRL + A to select all of the files, or hold the CTRL key and select multiple files at once.  After the folders & files are selected, click Open.