By AOMEI / Last Updated February 27, 2020

Reason to image Server 2008

Since Windows Server 2008 released, many computer users have a high enthusiasm to use it because of its advance features. As we all know, there is no absolute perfect thing, so Server 2008 may still has few disadvantages.

When the virus attacks the system or some applications run wrongly, it may lead to the system crashes. Thus, it is extremely essential to image Windows Server 2008.

Definition of image Windows Server 2008

Back up of single file or storage device, including system files, bootable files, partition table, etc. It is usually to back up the hard drive, operating system, program of games, or different files. Because it can be recognized by some specific software, we usually directly copy it into CDs for storage.

Although there are different types of image, what we usually do is the disk image for system backup. A disk image refers to create a complete sector-by-sector clone of the original medium. Thus, compared with the original one, it is exactly the same in the structure and contents.

What's the image of Server 2008? It means to back up system, disk and partition. Due to the optional of data compression in Server 2008, the image files may be smaller than the resource one, which will save some space for other use. Meanwhile, it will save a lot of time.

AOMEI Backupper to image Server 2008

From it mentions above, Windows Server 2008 image will easily let the system, partition, disk and data back. Thus, there is no need to worry about the data loss when the system crashes.

Nevertheless, how to do the image? Here, I highly recommend AOMEI Backup Software, which is designed for Server backup and disaster recovery. It supports backup one or more partitions, systems and disks. Moreover, when we do the recovery, it is available to do the image check and scan. Here is the screen shot:

Backup Options

Do you want to ensure your system's safety? Just try this server image software, and all your problems will be avoided.