We highly recommend backups of your important files or data for all students regularly. Hard disks do fail. The question here is not if but when they do.
We recommend the Freeware Microsoft SyncToy. The easiest way is to use an external hard-disk as data storage.
Backup of single files, drawings, etc.
→ Memory Stick
Connect the stick to your PC. Drag and drop your data on the symbol of the stick on your desktop.
Advice: Memory-Sticks are excellent for data exchange between Mac and Windows too.
→ External Hard-Disk
Connect your external hard-disk to your PC. Drag and drop your data on the symbol of the hard-disk on your desktop.
→ D-ARCH Server
Connect to your personal user share, create a folder «Backup» there und copy your data into it.