By Jessie / Last update December 25, 2014

Why We Need to Back Up Files in Windows (7/8/XP)

With the rapid development in digital technology, people nowadays tend to keep their items such as pictures, movies and personal files on hard disk drives than in old-fashioned way. However, as a matter of fact, storing such things on a hard drive is no safer than keeping them in a cabinet. Despite the convenience it provides, hard drive can be damaged or impaired in many unpredictable ways. To back up files, Windows (7/8/XP) users may appeal to dedicated computer backup software like AOMEI Backupper.

Main Functions of AOMEI Backupper


AOMEI Backupper allows the users to backup a volume, operating system and a whole hard disk.


The users can also recover a volume, a whole disk or operating system.


You may transfer the partitions or whole disk from your old hard disk drive to a new and larger one with Clone function.

How to Back Up Files in Windows (7/8/XP) with AOMEI Backupper

Step1. Click Backup button on the left side of the main interface. Select Partition Backup. Then in the pop-up window choose the partition you would like to back up.

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Step2. You may change the settings of backup. Such as compression level, add password or choose to split the image into several parts.


Step3. Click Start Backup, when it’s done, click finish to complete the operation.

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Step4. For you to backup additional contents in the near future, AOMEI Backupper supports incremental & differential backup. You may right click the image file in the main interface to check this function.

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Free Download AOMEI Backupper to backup files for your Windows 7, 8, XP, Vista now!