How to Make Full Backup in Windows 10?

Posted by @Cherry

September 30, 2016

Part of users met the problem that Windows 10 full backup failed. Well, how to make full backup in Windows 10? The AOMEI Backupper will help you a lot.

Make a backup is important for computer users

No matter what operating system you are using, backup should always be the most important thing. When you meet some problems like system crashes, virus attack, unexpected deleting, etc, you can restore your data to the previously state to decrease damage. Thus, many people would like to make a full backup once they installed OS. Well, “how to make full backup in Windows 10” becomes a question with the use of new Windows 10 system.

Windows 10 System Image Backup

You can create system image backup by using Windows 10 File History. To make full backup in Windows 10, here you can do as following:

Open File History, click “System Image Backup” at the bottom-left of the window.

System Image Backup

you can create system backup image to the drive you want, such as a USB flash drive, hard drive, DVD/CD, etc. Here we saved the backup image to another hard drive. They should be as large enough to store data including system and other applications, and they must be formatted to NTFS file system. Then, you can follow the steps to make full backup in Windows 10 (full backup is default by Windows 10 File History).

AOMEI Backupper: how to make full backup in Windows 10

AOMEI Backupper is a professional backup software for Windows 10/8/7. You can use it to backup system, partition, disk, folder, even single file, and you can set up to make a full backup for them, or incremental/differential backup for them. Well, how to make full backup in Windows 10?

No matter you backup system, or other data, you can follow the steps below to make full backup in Windows 10. Here we take an example to backup system in Windows 10.

Step1.Install and launch AOMEI Backupper, click Backup-> System Backup.

System Backup

Step2. AOMEI Backupper will select the system files including boot files and other applications default, and here you only should select a destination place to store the backup image. The local another partition/volume, or external hard drive all can be the destination place. Here we backup system to other local partition D:\.

Destination Place

Step3.After select the destination place, you can setup to make full backup in Windows 10. Click Schedule. In the pop out a window, you can setup an automatic backup in Windows 10 with daily, weekly, monthly. Then, click Advanced to choose Full Backup to perform the scheduled backup.

Full Backup

If you would like to do an incremental or differential backup, select them here as you want. Besides, you can set up more for your backup by opening Backup Options. Like add a comment, make an encryption, and so on.

Step4. Click Start Backup to execute the whole progress.

Start Backup

AOMEI Backupper is such a convenient software for make full backup in Windows 10/8/7. If you forget to set up full backup in the progress, you can set it up at the Home tab when you finished backup.