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Identify ways to prevent loss of data: write protection, virus checking, and backing up procedures.


Ways to prevent loss of data




Write Protection

Ability of hardware device or software program that prevents or allows data to be written to it.  By using write protection, uses can be ensured that their work is not accidentally overwritten

Virus checking

You can prevent viruses from infecting your computer by using a virus scan. This can let you know if a virus will infect your computer.

Back up procedures

You can backup files by adding the .bak extension on the end of a document