System Restore to New Hardware with AOMEI Backupper

October 9, 2017

Although system restore to new hardware is not the same as system restore to the same hardware, it is also easy and safe once you try AOMEI Backupper and its function - universal restore.

System restore to new hardware is difficult?

Computer becomes popular from the end of 20 century. Since Windows 95 released, operating system that used by most of people is Windows OS, for example, classical Windows XP and Widows 7. In this article, we talk about system restore to new hardware, the system refers to Windows operating system only.

Most users have done system backup before, either with Windows built-in backup program or third-party backup software. Then do system restore to their machine, but usually they are restoring to the same machine. Today we are discussing system restore to different hardware. Please notice it is different hardware, which refers to processor, hard disk, video drive or motherboard, etc is different.

Can system restore be successfully to a dissimilar hardware? Is it difficult? Why not re-install? One obvious reason is that re-install will spend much more time than directly recover. Since configuration is different, is it easy? Many people think nothing of it. Because they don’t know a technical term - universal restore. With this technology, system recover to new hardware is no problem and so easy.

How to do system restore to new hardware?

Universal restore is not a theory but has come true. Some professional backup software has this function. AOMEI Backupper is one of them. Following screenshot is universal restore option in AOMEI Backupper.

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There are several editions of AOMEI Backupper, AOMEI Backupper Standard Edition, AOMEI Backupper Standard for Windows 7, AOMEI Backupper Professional, AOMEI Backupper Server, and AOMEI Backupper Technician. AOMEI Backupper supports both Windows PC operating systems and Windows Server operating systems. From the latest Windows 10,and Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, and XP. Windows Server 2012(R2), Windows Server 2008(R2), Windows Server 2003, Windows SBS 2003/2008/2011.

To do system recover to different hardware with AOMEI Backupper, there are few steps. First, download from official website, install and run. For the sake of brevity, remaining steps please visit this weblink:


More information

AOMEI Backupper is an all-in-one and powerful backup software. For better do system restore to new hardware, I would like to tell you some highlights of AOMEI Backupper, AOMEI PXE Boot tool and create bootable media feature.

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The former helps you boot your computers from network so that you can easy&quick to maintain multiple computers within LAN. The latter helps you boot computer with CD or USB flash drive or other external hard disk. In conclusion, when you try AOMEI Backupper, system recover to dissimilar hardware becomes much easier and safer.