The Importance of Operating System Backup

Operating system is the core of a computer. Without system installed, computer hardware alone is unable to function. After purchasing a new computer, you may prefer to install the programs such as Microsoft Office and PC games on the system partition which in most cases, is the C drive. However, if the system partition is impaired by computer virus or malware one day, then there is a big chance it cannot boot up again.

In such a case, one has to install the operating system first, and then install previous games and Microsoft software again. And such reinstallation requires us to find the system installation CD and installation documents of the games. Moreover, we may even try to get the authorization from the manufactures and find license code again. All of these are troublesome and will definitely waste us a lot of time.

"I should have backed up the system earlier". Exactly! Backing up the system when it's running in a perfect condition and restore it to the original state when something unfavorable happens could save us the trouble of reinstalling. The system backup function in AOMEI Backupper provides the users with a simple solution that you can successfully back up your system in only three steps.You are also allowed to backup Windows to NAS, thus saving disk space required by backup images.

Three steps to complete system backup


Step1. Launch this FREE system backup software AOMEI Backupper. Click Backup on the left pane and choose System Backup.

Step2. Edit the Task Name as per your need. System related partitions are selected by default. Specify a destination path for storing the system image. AOMEI Backupper supports backing up to external hard drives, NAS devices, etc.

Step3. Click on Start Backup button to begin the process. You can find the system image in the destination folder once the backup process is over. When you encounter system crashes in the future, you can use this very image file to restore the system to a normal state.

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If you want to know more about backup and restoration functions, please refer to following documents or videos.

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Still have some questions after reading this article? You may click on the link below to learn more of the detailed instructions of system backup in AOMEI Backupper.

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System Restore

When the system fails, how to recover it with AOMEI Backupper? You may open the link below to learn the detailed instruction of system restore.

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