Copy them unto DVDs...DL if you like. Create them as data DVDs. Make more than one copy. Test to see if they are OK. Now, you have backups. Some would insist that you need a backup program. Your choice.
i need to clean off my hard drive to improve performance of my computer. last time i did this was 2007. my problem is i have a lot of music files i don't want to lose. what would be the best solution to save these music files? thanks for your help. alan.