It is necessary to backup data from computer

There are so many reasons would cause the data loss. Once the data loss, it may bring you a disaster: you need to take a lot of time for re-installing system and applications. In order to prevent the bad things happen, the most effective way is to backup data from computer, so that you can restore computer to earlier date when the bad things happen. Here is the question: what is the best way to backup data from your computer?

Best way to backup data from your computer

Windows includes its own backup tool, but it has so many limitations, such as, it doesn’t offer encryption or optimization; it is easy to ignore or forget the regular backups; etc. Fortunately, here we will introduce you a powerful backup freeware AOMEI Backupper Standard, which should be the best way to backup data from your computer.

AOMEI Backupper Standard is designed for Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP. you can use it to backup for those operating systems in free. For backup data, it provides you four types: system backup, disk backup, partition backup, file backup. You can choose any of them according to your requirements. All of them will guide you step by step that even a noob can operate it alone. Here we will take an example of backup whole data from your computer using AOMEI Backupper. Before you do, you need to think about where you would like to store the backup image on. AOMEI Backupper allows you to backup to local hard drive, external hard drive, NAS (network attached storage), even backup to cloud(only can be supported in File Backup). Here we backup data from computer to external hard drive.

Step1. Connect your external hard drive to your PC, make sure it can be detected by your computer. Download AOMEI Backupper free, install and launch it to your computer. It will display you its intuitive interface. Select Disk Backup under Backup tab.

Disk Backup

Step2.Then, it will bring you to the main interface for selecting the source disk and destination disk. After all settings, you can click Start Backup to execute the task.

Select Disk


There are three more settings in the bottom of this page, you can add comment for your backup, or make an encryption in Backup Options; set up an automatic backup in Schedule; etc.

Step3.When the progress done, click Finish.

Backup Finish


  • Check the box of “Check backup integrity on completion”, and it will check whether the backup is integrity.
  • If you need to shut down computer, you can check the box of “On completion Shut down PC”, and you do not need to wait till the backup finished, it will shut down the computer automatically after the task finished.

Using AOMEI Backupper also is the safest way to backup data, and it should be the best way to backup data from your computer. The good news is that AOMEI Backupper also has many other utilities, and you can upgrade to AOMEI Backupper Professional to get it. If you are a Windows Server user, it also provides you the specific AOMEI Backupper Server for you.