How to Create Backup Bootable CD for Restoring Computer?

December 25, 2014

Creating backup bootable CD is essential for booting computer after system crashes, but how to do it? AOMEI Backupper will help you to create a bootable CD to restore computer effectively and quickly.

Why to Create Backup Bootable CD?

Computer failure often happens, for instance, virus attack, physical disaster, hardware crash etc. All those will lead computer failure and maybe cannot boot. At this time, how will you do? To protect data, backing up the important data is essential. Generally, after computer failure happens, people choose to install system. To avoid installing system, you should create a backup bootable CD before. Then you can use the CD to boot computer and restore computer to ensure computer runs normally.

How to Create Bootable CD with Free AOMEI Backupper Standard?

AOMEI Backupper Standard is a good software for backing up and restoring files, folders, system, partitions and disks. To boot and restore computer, how will you to create a backup bootable CD? There are some steps as follows.

Step 1: Under "Utilities" tab to choose "Create Bootable Media".


Step 2: Then you will see the screenshot. There are two bootable disc types. One is based on Linux disc, and another is based on WinPE disc. You can quickly make a Linux bootable disc without installing any toolkits. And Windows PE bootable disc is suitable for everyone and provides more flexible and convenient operations than Linux bootable disc. Linux bootable disc only supports system, file, folder, disk, partition restore and clone. It doesn’t support to backup. However, WinPE supports file, folder, system, disk, partition backup and restore, hardware RAID, clone and explore image file. WinPE has more powerful functions. Here, we recommend "Windows PE" to create a bootable CD and continue.


Step 3: Then you will see the interface. If the system is Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008, it may need to download Windows AIK. In Windows 7, 8/8.1, or 2012 R2, you can directly create WinPE disc. The following screenshot shows the system supports creating bootable disc. Please continue.


Step 4: Then select the bootable media. Choose "Burn to CD/DVD" and click "Next".


Like this, you finish to make backup bootable CD. Once computer crashes, it is easy to boot and restore computer system from disc. AOMEI Backupper gives a great assistance for creating bootable CD and restoring computer.