How to Create Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 Daily Backup?

Posted by @Cherry

August 24, 2016

Backing up Windows 8/8.1 daily makes sure your data is always and automatically protected day by day. If system crashes someday, you can restore system to previous normal state.

Background

With the develop of technology, computer is absolutely necessary. We use computer to do many things, and it stores the important data for us. However, things are not perfect. The data we stored on the computer everyday may lose because of some reasons, such as system crash, disk broken, wrong operation, and etc. Once the data loss happen, the users may suffer a lot of damage. Windows users should backup data daily to prevent some accidents.

Windows 8/8.1 operating system is in wide application. People backup the Windows OS to minimize the lost. But you can’t deny that backup the data everyday is a little bit annoying. Sometimes, you may forget to backup, so when the file lost, you cannot find it.

Is there a way that can create data backup daily in Windows 8/8.1? Can I set an automatic daily backup so that I don’t need to backup everyday manually? You may ask questions like this. Well, the answer is yes.

Daily Backup in Windows 8/8.1

In order to backup daily for Windows 8/8.1, you’d better make an automatic backup for your system. For doing this easier, here we recommend you a free backup software named AOMEI Backupper Standard, which can provide a simple way to setup the daily backup mission. Here are the steps of how to setup daily backup for Windows 8/8.1. Actually, it applies to almost all the Windows PC operating systems, such as Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP.

Step1. Download AOMEI Backupper Standard, install and launch it. You can see the main interface of this software. Click Backup, and you can see many types of backup. Here take System Backup daily for example.

System Backup

Step2. The system is selected by default and you can choose the destination location where you’d like to store the backup image. You can choose a USB or an external hard drive.

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Step3. You may have noticed that the red mark in the screenshot of step2. Before click Start Backup, you can set an schedule backup here. Click Schedule, and you will see there are two options, General and Advanced. You can choose Daily, Weekly, Monthly or Event Triggers backup in General and setup full, incremental, differential backup in Advanced. After all the settings, click Start Backup, and it will pop out two options, “Add the schedule and start backup now” and “Only add schedule”, click the former one, then you can wait the proceed reaches 100% and click Finish.

Daily Backup

If you forget to set the schedule backup when performing backup, you can get back to Home tab, find the backup image, move the mouse to it and you will see there are three options under the file. Restore, Backup, Advanced. Choose Advanced and select Schedule Task, you will get the same interface of the step3.

Home

In addition, with the help of AOMEI Backupper software, daily backup for Windows 8 is so easy. You only need a few steps and all the sets will be done. The simple interface is easy-to-use, even a non-technician can finish it alone with a few minutes. What’s more, AOMEI Backupper supports more than backup. It has many other features such as restore, clone, create bootable media, and so on.