By Cherry / Last Updated October 24, 2019

About Windows 8/8.1 64 Bit

Windows system has 32 bit and 64 bit versions, which are connected with the CPU. It determines the property of the computer. Windows 8/8.1 64 bit version can utilize more memory than 32 bit version. The 64 bit system is an advanced technology compared to 32 bit system. 64 bit system can perform better than 32 bit system. For example, the 64 bit system runs faster and it spends less time than 32 bit for storing more processes in RAM (Random Access Memory) rather than hard disk. The better property let more and more people use Windows 8/8.1 64 bit, especially in enterprise.

However, using Windows 8/8.1 64 bit system doesn’t mean it can promise the security of computer. The reasons leading to system broken still exist. Thus, you need to backup Windows 8/8.1 64 bit system for your computer to ensure the data’s safety. Besides, if system is broken, you can save a lot of time to restore Windows 8 system with this backup image instead of reinstalling system and applications.

How to Backup Windows 8/8.1 64 Bit with Free Backup Software?

There are many backup software for Windows 8/8.1. Some of them only support 32 bit system. We usually backup the important files and folders on our computer so that after restoring system, you can restore them too. To backup system, we usually make system backup image or clone system partition. However, is there any free software for you to backup your Windows 8/8.1 64 bit computer? How do you backup Windows 8/8.1 64 bit system with this software?

Actually, there is a great powerful backup software called AOMEI Backupper. It is designed by AOMEI TECH. For different clients and Windows OS, it has different versions, all of them support both 32 bit and 64 bit. For PC users, you can use AOMEI Backupper Standard, the free edition to backup system or clone the whole disk for Windows 8/8.1 64 bit.

AOMEI Backupper Standard has easy-to-use interface that even a non technician can operate it alone. Here is the step by step guide for you to backup Windows 8/8.1 64 bit with this software.

Step1. Download AOMEI Backupper Standard, install and launch it. You will see the deep blue interface of this software. Click “System Backup” under Backup tab.

System Backup

Step2. The system partition is selected already by default. What you have to do is to select a destination location to store the backup image. You can back it up to a local disk, or backup to an external hard drive, or backup to NAS, and you can set an automatic backup by clicking “Schedule” on the button of this window. After all the settings, click “Start Backup” to start the progress.

Backup System

Step3. Click “Finish” to end up this progress when it reaches 100%. Then you have backup Windows 8/8.1 64 bit successfully.


Actually, those steps also apply to Windows 10/7/Vista/XP, both 32 bit and 64 bit, too. AOMEI Backupper has many different versions. If you are planning backup for Windows Server, you can try to use AOMEI Backupper Server; if you are finding a backup for enterprise or server provider, AOMEI Backupper Technician is good for you.