Safely Backup Alienware Laptop with Simple 5 Steps

Find the best way to backup Alienware laptop in Windows 10, 8, 7 in case of data loss due to hardware failure, system crashes, etc.


by Lily Updated on July 13, 2023

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Why backup Alienware laptop

Dell Alienware laptop is very famous that was at one time considered as gaming PC. Many users use it to play games. If you have a Dell Alienware laptop, you may installed many game programs on it.


With the time goes by, the data would be increased as a fast speed. However, it’s hard to manage and you may get in trouble.

Once the data loss, it may take a lot of time to reinstall those programs, even reinstall the operating system. Data loss on Alienware may caused by the following reasons:

  • Delete files from Alienware laptop hard drive by accident.

  • Reformat hard drive on Alienware laptop.

  • Alienware laptop computer failures, such as blue screen, black screen, boot in a loop, virus, hard drive not recognized, natural disaster, lightning, and more...

There are so many situations will cause data loss on Alienware laptop. It is unavoidable, but it can be fixed in some way like backup Alienware laptop. 

AilenRespawn Backup and Recovery Software

Dell Alienware computer has preinstalled AlienRespawn software which will help you backup and recovery your data to protect it from data loss. It has two versions:

  • AlienRespawn Basic.

  • AlienRespawn Premium.

The former one comes preinstalled from factory in all new Alienware systems, and you can use it to create resinstall disks for your device, reset the computer to the original factory state, manually backup and restore data.

While the other one added more features that you can use to create a full system backup, continuously back up files, merge backups and archive old backups, backup and restore files based on type.

How to use AlienRespawn to backup Alienware laptop in Windows 10?

1. Run AlienRespawn, and then select Backup.

Alienrespawn Backup

2. Choose Create Recovery Drive > Factory Backup > Select a device > click Continue. 

3. Choose the USB flash drive and click Start to create a system image backup.

Alienrespawn Select Drive Start

However, there are some limitations of AlienRespawn:

  • Alienware Respawn not working problem occurs.

  • It’s not for Windows 10 operating system.

  • Restore process destroyed the data using AlienRespawn.

Best Alienware Backup software - AOMEI Backupper

Fortunately, There is a powerful Windows backup software - AOMEI Backupper Professional, which is designed for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, including all 32-bit and 64-bit versions. You could do all things that AlienRespawn can do, and many other awesome features such as create bootable media, restore system to another hard drive, etc.

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How to backup Alienware laptop with AOMEI Backupper in Windows 10/8/7? Here you can follow the steps below:

Before you do, you need to:

  • Prepare a HDD or SSD to store the backup image on. It should be as large enough to store all data on the Alienware laptop.

  • Connect your external hard drive to your Alienware laptop through SATA, make sure it can be detected.

Step1. Install and launch AOMEI Backupper on your Alienware laptop. Choose Disk Backup under Backup tab to backup all data on Alienware laptop.

Disk Backup

Step 2. Click Add Disk to select the Alienware laptop hard drive as the source disk.

Add Disk

Step 3. Click the drop-down menu to select the HDD or SSD you prepared before as the destination disk.

Select Backup Destination

There are some optional settings you could customize:

Step 4. Press Start Backup to backup Alienware laptop easily and safely in Windows 10/8/7.

Start Backup Alienware Laptop

After the backup operation finished, the Alienware laptop has been successfully backed up.

Write in the End

How to backup Alienware laptop in Windows 10/8/7? Just try the AlienRespawn or AOMEI Backupper to perform Alienware backup and restore in Windows 10, 8, 7 with just few clicks.

AOMEI Backupper provides you another advanced backup solution to backup Alienware laptop, clone Alienware hard drive to another HDD or SSD without losing data. If you just want to backup Windows 10 to SSD, please try System clone feature.

If you would like to protect unlimited PCs and Servers within your company, please try AOMEI Backupper Technician Plus.

Lily · Editor
Lily Green joined AOMEI in 2018 and has since become a professional in the areas of data protection and data transfer. She is committed to helping users protect their precious computer data and troubleshoot Windows system errors. She consistently stays vigilant about the latest trends in technology, guaranteeing that the given information aligned with the ongoing advancements in the field.