By Jessie / Last update December 13, 2021

Introduction of Windows 8 disk image

Disk imaging refers to creating the contents of a data storage device or medium, and transferring this to another, similar medium or device. The contents of a data storage including programs, setup and data, and then storing this in a special, compressed file format.

Windows 8 file history only allows the users to backup the files in the libraries, the contacts and the favorites in the browsers. Although Windows 8 has the built-in function of backup and restore, it has shortcoming compared to disk backup software. For example, Windows 8 file history can not backup system, programs, applications and settings.

Nothing is worse than losing all your work that you have spent thousands of hours on your client information, financial records, emails and website files. Backing up your data is the golden rule of computing. However, a large number of people have not realized the importance until it happens. Windows 8 disk image is the best way to protect your data by making a copy of your disk. When you backup your disk under Windows 8 to an image file in advance, after system crash or virus attack, you can easily restore your data by creating Windows 8 disk image. In addition, you do not have to reinstall your system, applications and settings which take a long time.

How to create Windows 8 disk image with freeware

Freeware, AOMEI Backupper supports all the features provided by Windows 8 File History. More than that, it has clone and restore function, which can restore your data easily. You can also do compression and encryption setting with AOMEI Backupper. Here is the interface of AOMEI Backupper. If you want to know the tutorial, please have a look at How to Backup Data in Windows 8 with Free AOMEI Backupper.

Disk Backup

Windows 8 disk image can be created in only a few minutes. Please download AOMEI Backupper and have a try.