What Is Command Line Backup?

Command line backup, also called command line copy, is to backup files, system, partitions or hard drives using command prompts. Copy through command prompt is frequently used by professionals to save time.

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  • What to back up?

    1. Operating systems

      Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 as well as Server 2003, 2008 (R2), 2011, 2012 (R2), 2016, both 32 & 64 bit

    2. Disk partitions

      NTFS or FAT32 partition; primary or logical partition

    3. Hard drives

      HDD, SSD or RAID; MBR or GPT disk; internal or external disk like USB, Pen Drive, SanDisk, etc.

  • How to backup?

    1. Full backup

      Backup all the items in a whole.

    2. Incremental backup

      Backup the new added or changed items based on last backup, full, incremental or differential

    3. Differential backup

      Backup the changed or deleted items based on last FULL backup

  • Where to backup?

    1. Internal hard disks

      HDD, SSD, SSHD or RAID series (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, etc

    2. External devices

      USB flash drive, CD/DVD, Pen Drive, SanDisk, etc.

    3. NAS/Share network

      Network-Attached Storage (NAS) and Shared Network

  • Other utilities

    1. Compress backup

      Compress backup image in different level or split image into small ones to save storage space

    2. Sector-by-sector backup

      Only backup used space to decrease image file size.

    3. Encrypt backup

      Encrypt backup image to avoid guest access in case of evil intention.