Windows 10: How do I ensure a full backup prior to installation

Discus and support How do I ensure a full backup prior to installation in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; I want to do a full backup of my drive "C" in the event I have to recover. I'm running Windows 7 Home now. I have a number of apps on it from both... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by websquad, Sep 6, 2015.

  1. websquad Win User

    How do I ensure a full backup prior to installation


    I want to do a full backup of my drive "C" in the event I have to recover. I'm running Windows 7 Home now. I have a number of apps on it from both Microsoft and Adobe, and I can't afford to loose them if the upgrade to Windows 10 goes bad. Are these the correct steps:
    • Create a system image
    • Create a system repair disk
    • Copy all data file I can find from other hard disks (drives D, E, etc.)
    Is this all I need to do to have a high level of confidence in the update?

    Thanks,
    Bob

    :)
     
    websquad, Sep 6, 2015
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  2. How do you do a full backup?

    I don't think there is any other option. Maybe manually copy your memory content.

    You may also try to lookup Ovi Suite 2.2 beta....you may be able to find a shared version of it on the net.
     
    neoakl---01, Sep 6, 2015
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  3. How do you do a full backup?

    Ok will do, thanks
     
    richwhite---01, Sep 6, 2015
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  4. Joergi Win User

    How do I ensure a full backup prior to installation

    This is exactly what I have done. Yes, I would say your list is complete.

    If you want to be really, really sure, you might want to try playing your backup back on a different machine so that you know, that it is really working. I have not done that before my upgrade.
     
    Joergi, Sep 6, 2015
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  5. websquad Win User
    websquad, Apr 4, 2018
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