Free Windows Continuous Backup Software for Data Protection

Posted by @AOMEI

December 25, 2014

Learn how to realize automatic data protection for Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP and Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012 with continuous backup freeware. Schedule backup saves the changes of data in a regular way.

Windows Continuous Backup Software

Continuous backup is considered as an advanced backup scheme in which the computer data will be saved automatically once there's a change made to them. In this way, every copy of the changes is guaranteed to be captured in real-time. As a specialized Windows PC and Server backup software, Free AOMEI Backupper features schedule backup function which allows you to perform continuous data protection.

Continuously Protect Your Data with Free AOMEI Backupper

If you are going to backup data for the first time

Step1. Launch the program. Select Backup on the left of the main interface. Then you will see three options showing up on the right-hand side: System Backup, Partition Backup and Disk Backup. Choose one of them according to your specific needs.

backup option

Step2. When the backup setting window appears, you can find "Schedule Off" at the lower left corner. Which means the schedule backup function is disabled at that time. Click on it then you can set up the schedule.

schedule backup

Step3. There are three modes for you to set up the backup schedule: Daily Mode, Week Mode and Monthly Mode (learn the detailed description of each mode, please go to how to use schedule backup). Once the schedule backup is set up, click OK.

schedule backup mode

Tips: AOMEI Backupper allows you to combine incremental & differential backups into continuous data protection. You can choose one of them in the "Advanced Settings".

Step4. Click Start Backup button to back up the source partition/disk for the first time. After that, AOMEI Backupper will automatically perform the backup task at the preplanned time point.

If a backup image file already exists

You can find the existing backup image file on the "Home" interface. Then click on Advanced icon that below the image file. There you can find "Schedule Backup" in the drop down list. Thus a continuous backup can be set up for this image file too in this way.

advanced schedule backup

AOMEI Backupper is a FREE easy-to-use backup software for Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP and Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012 (all editions, 32-bit and 64-bit). You can directly free download the full version.