Rescue Your System with AOMEI Universal Restore

AOMEI Dissimilar Hardware Restore is an inbuilt feature of AOMEI Backupper. It can help you recover system image file created in other computers to yours. Usually, this function is applicable to the following situations:

Hardware in computer such as motherboard has been changed, and you are required to reinstall system. If you don’t want to reinstall system, you can backup system before updating hardware and then use AOMEI Universal Restore to restore system to new hardware.

Computer crashes, and you haven’t backed up system. If you don’t want to reinstall system, AOMEI Universal Restore will do you a favor. You can backup system in another computer, and then restore system image to your computer.

There are a lot of bare metals where systems need to be installed. You can install system on one computer and backup it, and then, use AOMEI Universal Restore to restore system image to all other computers.

You can click here to learn how to restore system between dissimilar hardware

How to Use Dissimilar Hardware Restore to Install System on Bare Metal?


Step1. Use AOMEI Backupper to make a bootable media on another computer.

Step2. Boot the bare metal from the bootable media. You’ll see loaded AOMEI Backupper once login. Select Restore Select Image File option. Locate the system image you created before and click OK. Here the system image is saved on a network location.

Step3. Select Restore this system backup and tick Restore system to other location in the bottom.

Step4. Select the drive on the bare metal as the restoration destination and click Next.

Step5. Please tick Universal Restore, and click Start Restore. Then, the system image will be restored safely and integrally.

Further tutorials & video guides

If you want to know more about AOMEI Backupper’s restore feature, please refer to the following documents and video.

More Tutorials

AOMEI Universal Restore can recover the image of your system to a machine with dissimilar hardware. If you want to know more about Dissimilar Hardware Restore:

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How to Restore

How to restore system, a disk, a partition, or specific files/folders? Please refer to the following tutorials.

Disk Restore System Restore File and Folders Restore Partition or Volume Restore

Study Video

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Video Tutorial of files/folders backup