You will need
  • Computer or laptop on Windows operating system external hard drive, initial skills for work with computer
External hard drives belong to the class of Plug and Play devices and do not require any special software or drivers. Connect the drive's cable into a free USB port of your personal computer. If necessary, connect the additional power cable to the adjacent port.
In the lower left corner of the desktop window appears with information about the installation of new equipment. Be sure to wait until you see the text "Hardware is installed and ready to work.
Open "My computer" shortcut on the desktop or the appropriate line in the menu "start". The list of partitions of your hard drives added to the drive letter of the external drive. Go with it.
Copying data to external drive or it is the same as in the case with internal drives. File icons can be dragged, or use the function "copy-paste" context menu.