A: Backing up personal data is a critical process that everyone should complete on a regular basis. No one thinks about backing up personal files until it is too late and they are usually lost. Computers crash or become damaged; files get deleted or corrupted… Having a system in place that backs-up personal data can save hours of recovery work and save priceless memories.
This short video will take you through the process of moving your iPhoto Library to an external drive as well as backing up all of the personal data you might have in your home folder.
It is important to note that files saved in the DOCUMENTS folder are automatically saved to the school servers at every login and logout.