Backup Image Recovery Software for Dissimilar Hardware

Posted by @AOMEI

June 2, 2015

Backup image recovery software for dissimilar hardware is able to restore Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista to new PC or laptop easily.

Due to users’ concern with data safety, nearly all of PC users will backup system in advance and then they can use system image to do rescue when their system crashed due to hardware failure, virus attack, human error or other reason. To backup system, Windows built-in tool can do this work.

However, with the development of technology, users’ have higher demands, for example, when they plan to replace old computer with new one, they don’t expect to do a fresh install; and what they want is to restore present Windows system to new PC with different CPU, different motherboard and other different configuration. As well all know Windows built-in backup tool doesn’t allow users to restore to dissimilar hardware directly. Is there backup image recovery software for dissimilar hardware?

AOMEI Backupper for New PC Recovery

Free backup software - AOMEI Backupper Standard is designed for data protection, it is able to work on Windows 10, Window 8.1/8, Windows 7, Vista and Windows XP. It is a system image recovery software for different hardware, because there is a feature called Universal Restore that enables users to restore Windows installation to new PC or laptop with different configuration. With this software, you can transfer Windows installation to new computer with few simple steps.

Step1: With the help of bootable USB or CD or PXE boot tool to start new computer. (If there are more than 2 new computers, we suggest you use the latter one to open computer.) Then click Restore at first and then continue to click Path to find system image.


Step2: In the pop-up window, find the exact location of system image.

Find System Image

Step3: Select the system image you have found in the pop-up window and then click Next to go on.

Choose Backup Point

Step4: Choose a destination to restore system image and then click Next.

Choose Destination

Step5: Click Start Restore, then the operation will begin.

Start Restore

As for company users, with this backup image recovery software for dissimilar hardware, you can try PXE tool to open bare mental and then under the help of Universal Restore, you can install same system and office applications on server bare mental computers, which will help you save time.