By AOMEI / Last Updated July 14, 2015

Backup is very important in digital world. It is not strange to most of computer users, but choosing a correct way to backup system is very important as well. If you don’t choose the right way to backup, when something bad or unexpected happening, you will be regret.

System backup can’t work when computer crash

My colleague Mary Chen encountered a problem last week. She came to work and start her computer as usual, but computer screen was black. She checked all wire connecting her computer and switch. Screen was on, and electric plug in is on, but computer can’t start. After computer technicians checked her computer and give her answer - "reinstall operating system". she said that she have backed up system partition. Unfortunately, her computer can’t be start and all data can’t be read. In other words, her system backup can’t work under this circumstance.

She complained all days in the office. Because all data and file in drive C will be ruined and all application she installed will be re-download and reinstall. After she installed operating system, and other necessary applications, the first things she did is download Lenovo Onekey Recovery to backup system. When she want to try recover the image that she just backed up. To her surprise, it doesn’t work. She complained again and ask why?

Make system backup with Lenovo OneKey Recovery

Being a way to backup system, Lenovo Onekey Recovery is very easy and fast tool, indeed. Just like its name, only click one key and system partition will be backed up, and you don’t have to put much thought on how to set parameters in the interface.

There must be some flaws in a perfect thing. Lenovo Onekey Recovery is also have shortcoming. It only support Lenovo computer, that is to say, if you don’t have Lenovo brand computer, you can’t use Lenovo Onekey Recovery. That is the reason why my colleague who uses computer with Toshiba brand can’t restore system backup with Lenovo Onekey Recovery.

Is there some software that can replace Lenovo Onekey Recovery? Maybe someone may ask the same question that my colleague asked. The answer is yes absolutely.

Make system backup with Lenovo OneKey Recovery alternative

With technology developing, many technology company and association have designed a product that replace Lenovo Onekey Recovery. Of all software of OneKey Recovery. AOEMI OneKey Recovery can be pioneer in this filed.

AOMEI OneKey Recovery likes Lenovo one key recovery, which is a kind of insurance policy for your computer, but it supports backing up all types of laptops and computers, not just Lenovo laptops. Moreover, this program can help you to create a factory recovery partition, make system backup and restore in case of your system crashes, and you can use it to restore your computer to its factory default or a previously backed up state by pressing "A" during the process of system startup.

A brief introduction of AOMEI OneKey Recovery

Feature introduction:

  • System Backup: Select an existing partition to allocate a required amount of free space for creating a recovery partition, where a system backup image is saved. For preventing backup images from being damaged, the recovery partition will be hidden by default.
  • System Recovery:Restore your computer to its factory settings or a previously backed up state. It is the best way to return things to normal when a disaster happens. Support restoring system to original location or other location.

Whatever you use which function, only one click, you can make it.

Interface introduction

You can download, install and launch AOMEI OneKey Recovery, and you will see the interface just like the picture below.


The left button is backup, and the right one is recovery. The interface is very simple and convenient for users to operate.

Make system backup with AOMEI OneKey Recovery

If you are not users of computer with Lenovo brand, and you want to back up system, AOMEI OneKey Recovery is absolutely the right choice to make system backup. Once computer crashed, only clicking “A” can recover your computer. You don’t have to spend a lot of money and send your computer to repair, which have a potential danger to your computer security and private.

Unlike backup software, AOMEI OneKey Recovery is very convenient and easy for every common users to operate. For letting everyone have a better understanding on how to use it, I will tell you how to use.

The operating process has two steps:

Step 1. Click the button "OneKey System Backup" .

Click Button

Step 2. Select partition where you want to back up the current system drive. The alternative partition will be detected automatically and they will be colorful. The other partition that can’t meet the requirement will become gray and you can’t choose.

Select Partition

Tips: Not every partition can be store system partition image, the free space of destination partition must be larger than the used capacity of partition C.

Step 3. This step is to let you preview the result that make system backup. You can see there are two disks in the interface. The above disk is the current disk, and the below one is disk that will be applied effect to. Compare before and after, a invisible partition will appear, and it is recovery partition. You can click "Start Backup" to let it finish backup.

Start Backup

Step 4. The only thing you can do is to wait.


In the whole steps of making system backup, all things you should do is clicking mouse. Comparing the ways with windows built-in function, which way is easier? You must judge it.

Being Lenovo OneKey Recovery alternative, AOMEI OneKey Recovery can be installed in all type of computer. If your computer or system went wrong, and you want to reinstall your system, you can fix your computer by yourself completely instead of sending your computer to repairing shop. Only pressing A after you start computer can recover your operating system from recovery partition.