How to Create a System Image Backup for Windows 8 or 8.1?
What is Windows 8 or 8.1 System Image Backup?
At one time or another, things go wrong with computers, including system fails, hard disk dies, software collapses or important files miss, whether it’s a single file or the entire disk, data loss is totally annoying. However, if you create a system image backup before disaster happen, you don’t have to reinstall Windows 8/8.1 or use data recovery software.
Windows 8 or 8.1 system image backup is the the best way to protect your data by making a copy of the C: drive (supposing Windows 8 or 8.1 is installed in C: partition), if you do that, the Windows 8/8.1, system settings, programs, and files will be stored as an image file and it can be restored at any time even your computer stop working. Of course, you still can create a Windows 8 or 8.1 hard disk image backup instead of the system image so that all the data on your hard disk will be protected, including games, movies and music, etc.
Create a Windows 8 System Image Backup with Free Backup Software
The process of creating a system image backup is very easy, even for a newbie. First of all, you should launch AOMEI Backupper, and click Backup. In the submenu, choose System Backup.
After that, you will be shown with two steps. AOMEI Backupper will automatically choose the right source for you when executing system backup, you just need to pay attention to Step 2 when it comes to choose the destination path. Finally, click Start Backup.