By Delia / Last update December 7, 2020

The Need to Backup Windows 7 Computer

Nowadays, not only society but also computer technology has made big breakthroughs and improvements. However, there are also disadvantages as well. For example, the hard drive problems and system failures in Windows 7 happen every day. Whether it is just a breakdown or a completely disastrous problem, I believe that many computer users have this kind of experience before.

To prevent such an issue happen again, the best solution is to backup the system and important data to an image file in advance. Thus, if there is a data loss or unexpected system crash, the data and system can be restored to the previous configuration with the backed up image file.

Best Free Backup Software for Windows 7 64 Bit/32 Bit Computer

Since the 64-bit operating system can handle large amounts of random access memory more effectively than the 32-bit system, the 64-bit computers are more powerful and popular. And now more and more programs are designed for both 64-bit and 32-bit operating system, such as AOMEI Backupper Standard, one reliable Windows 7 backup software.

In order to back up Window 7 excellently, choosing correct backup software is also of great importance, because the important data may not be recovered if the tool does not perform well. As one of the best free backup software for Windows 7, AOMEI Backupper Standard will be strongly recommended to all the users.

1. Offers 4 backup types: system backup, disk backup, partition backup, and file backup. It can meet your needs related to Windows 7 backup, no matter you want to backup the whole computer or just selected files.

2. Lets you set custom scheduled task which can perform Windows 7 automatic backup as per your needs: daily/weekly/monthly.

3. Enables you to save the backup file on your hard drive, to the external hard drive, USB flash drive, network, etc.

In addition, AOMEI Backupper has a user-friendly interface. You can complete the backup job in just a few clicks. Next, we will show you the detailed steps to backup Windows 7.

How to Backup Windows 7 64 Bit Operating System?

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 Step 1. Download, install and launch AOMEI Backupper Standard. Then click Backup > System Backup in turn. If you want to backup disk, partition or files, just click the corresponding button to make it.

System Backup

Step 2. The system and boot drives have been selected as source partitions automatically by AOMEI Backupper. You just need to select the destination path.

Select Destination

Step 3. Confirm the operation and click Start Backup.

Start Backup


  • Options: you can click it to add comments for the system backup, enable email notification, set compression level, encrypt the backup.

  • Schedule: click to set your own custom scheduled backup.

  • Scheme: helps you to set up rules to delete older backups automatically so that there is enough space on your backup location. This amazing function is available in AOMEI Backupper Professional.

  • When you need to restore the system, just go to Home > find the backup task > click more options and choose Restore to make it.


As you can see, backing up system is as easy as ABC with AOMEI Backupper Standard - the best free Windows 7 backup software. Besides, this tool is not only the best backup software for Windows 7 but also supports Windows 10/8/8.1.

Expect for the function of backup, this freeware can also perform disk/partition clone which can help you move everything if you want to upgrade to a new computer.

This free backup software is indeed a necessary tool. So do not hesitate to be regretful when data is lost or system crashes. Just download this freeware to backup data and system right now. Then you can rest at ease with full peace of mind. You can also upgrade to the Pro version to enjoy more functions.