Now you know the basics of using Backup to back up files on your hard disk. My advice: Set it up and let it back up automatically to your iDisk or another disk available via network. Then your backups will be truly effortless.
Maria Langer is a freelance writer and helicopter pilot who has been using and losing Mac OS files since 1989. The author of the bestselling Peachpit Press book Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger: Visual QuickStart Guide, Maria is grateful every time Apple releases a new program that takes some of the drudgery out of working with computers. Visit Maria on the web at http://www.marialanger.com.