How to Make a Backup for Your Windows PC System?

December 25, 2014

Make a backup for the system of your Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP is the easiest way to get rid of the unknown system problems. To do the system backup, one has two options. In this article, we will give the users detail instructions.

What Makes System Backup So Important

Operating system is the fundamental and most important part in computer use. We users often encounter some unknown problems that may lead our system to damage. To find the exact cause could be a hard work which also wastes us a lot of time. Simply make a backup for the system then restore it when and if it’s necessary would be a quick and reasonable choice. Once we made a backup for our PC, we don’t have to worry about dealing with system crash again. Then how can we make a backup for the system? There are two options for us to choose. One is Windows built-in Backup and Restore function. The other is a good quality third party tool like AOMEI Backupper.

System Backup Instruction

Windows built-in Backup and Restore

Step1. Open Backup and Restore by clicking the Start button ->clicking Control Panel -> clicking System and Maintenance, and then clicking Backup and Restore.

Step2. In the left pane, click Create a system image, and then follow the steps in the wizard.

AOMEI Backupper

Step1.  Launch the program, click "Backup" button on the left side. Choose "System Backup".


Step2.  In the pop-up window, you may click "Start Backup" to directly proceed. But before that, you may go into backup options to do additional settings about backup. Such as compression level or add password.


Step3.  Once the backup is done, you may check the image file in the main interface. If you would like to make backup for the system in the future, AOMEI Backupper also supports incremental & differential backup. Thus you don’t have to waste time in backing up the same part again.


Now you can download free AOMEI Backupper to try it out!

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