By AOMEI / Last Updated August 24, 2016

Description of Schedule System State Backup

To learn schedule system state backup, first we have to know what is System Backup. System Backup is one of the most important features (System Backup, Partition Backup, Disk Backup) which is provided by AOMEI Backupper (Free both for private and business use) . You may need System Backup when you want to create an image file of your system state in order to make a duplicate of your operating system as well as all the data and programs located in your system partition. With the advantage of a backup created in advance, you can restore your computer to its previous normal condition if unwanted accidents occur, such as, system crash, virus attack or human errors.

Three Options for Schedule System State Backup

Schedule system state backup has four main backup options: Daily Backup, Weekly Backup, Monthly Backup and Event Triggers Backupper, let’s give a brief review of them respectively.

  • Daily Backup:
  • Daily Backup

  • As you can see from the screenshot, Daily Backup offers three backup options: 1, you can set a backup only once at a give time. 2, set a schedule to run backup once every day regularly at a specified time. 3, Daily Backup still allows you to run backup at certain intervals. For instance, run backup for every hour from 00:00 to 23:59.
  • Weekly Backup:
  • Weekly Backup

  • Weekly Backup is much simpler than Daily Backup It only provides one option for user to choose. As shown in the screenshot, you can choose a day from Monday to Sunday as the backup date. As a result, the backup program will run at the day you choose once a week.

Tips: More information about Full Backup, Incremental Backup and Differential Backup, please refer to How to Do Incremental Backup and Differential Backup.

  • Monthly Backup:
  • Monthly Backup

  • Monthly backup offers two schedule options, you can freely choose one according to your need. As shown, “Run once at 12:05 on the First Monday of each month” means backup will be done at the give time once a month. While the second one “Run once at 12:05 XX” allows you to choose a specific day as backup date.
  • Event Triggers Backupper

Event Triggers Backup

  • Automatically perform backup tasks in real-time based on user logon, user logoff, system startup and system shutdown.

All of the three backup modes have its own specific features and specialized function. Which one is best for your backup task should base on you backup needs, if you are still have any questions after read this article, please find more detailed information about Daily Backup, Weekly Backup, Monthly Backup and Event Triggers Backupper by checking "How to Schedule Windows Backup with AOMEI Backupper Software?".