How to Backup C Drive in Windows 2016?

Posted by @Cherry

September 12, 2016

How to backup C drive in Windows 2016? This is the biggest question that users concern about. Here will give you two ways to backup system partition in Windows 2016.

Backup C drive in Windows 2016 is important

Windows 2016 is the latest Windows Server operating system of Microsoft. Many businesses and companies are planing to upgrade their old operating system to Windows Server 2016. Although there are many functions have been improved, you still need to do something for protecting your system from hacker/virus attacks, or suddenly crash. From now on, the most effective way is to backup C drive in Windows 2016. Backup C drive in Windows 2016 is important for Windows 2016 users. Once you meet the problem such as system crash, hard drive broken, you can restore computer to an earlier date from the system backup image you created before. Thus, the damage could be minimized. But how to backup C drive in Windows 2016?

How to backup C drive in Windows 2016?

Windows Server 2016 does have its own backup utility, and you can use it to backup system partition directly. But first, you need to install Windows 2016 backup tool to your machine, then, you can search “backup” at the search box and open it. Or you can click Start, select Server Manager, and select Windows Server Backup to launch the progress.

Windows Server Backup

Then, choose the backup type of “Backup schedule...” or “Backup Once...” at the Actions box.

Select Backup Type

Select the backup destination. Here you can choose to backup C drive in Windows 2016 to another local hard drive or external hard drive.

Backup Destination

You can start backup after confirmation in the next step. Those are all the steps of how to backup C drive in Windows 2016. You may think that it is complex and want to find another easier way to backup system partition in Windows 2016.

Using AOMEI Backupper to backup system partition in Windows 2016

Fortunately, there is an easier way for you to backup system partition in Windows 2016. you can find a third party software to help you backup C drive. And AOMEI Backupper Server should be the best choice for backing system partition. AOMEI Backuper Server is a professional backup software for Windows Server operating systems including Windows Server 2003, 2008 (R), 2012 (R), 2016 and Windows PC operating systems including Windows 7/8/10. With the help of AOMEI Backupper Server, you can backup system partition in Windows Server 2016 in a few simple steps.

Step1. Install and launch AOMEI Backupper Server. Click Backup->System Backup.

System Backup

Step2. The System Backup function will select system files default, and here you should only choose the destination place to store your system backup image. Here we choose to backup Windows 2016 to external hard drive E:\. Then, click Start Backup to submit the task.

Start Backup

Notes:

● You can use the Backup Options to set up more for your Windows 2016 backup. Like add a comment for it, or set up an email notification, etc.

● You can click Schedule to set up an automatic backup with full backup, incremental/differential backup.

● The Scheme enables disk space management. You can use it to manage disk if you need to.

Besides, AOMEI Backupper Server can do many things for Windows 2016. You can use it more than backup C drive in Windows 2016. For example, you can use it to clone Windows 2016 to new hard drive, and many more.