Windows 10: System backup

Discus and support System backup in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; 1 Does system image backup your entire system including the operating system? I bought a new drive and wanted to backup my old drive before replacing... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by mar02_, Jan 13, 2021 at 11:57 PM.

  1. mar02_ Win User

    System backup


    1 Does system image backup your entire system including the operating system? I bought a new drive and wanted to backup my old drive before replacing it..


    If I do a system image backup... does it also backup the Windows OS?


    If system imaging does not backup my OS and my personal files at the same time.. should I buy two backup drive, one is for backup my datapersonal files/games etc and the other one is for my windows OS... Is that how it properly works??


    Need help :...

    :)
     
  2. Geekoid Win User

    Using network hard drive for backup

    It depends what sort of backup you want to do. If you're happy just backing up regular files, then there are a bazillion (really, that many!) different bits of freeware to do that. There is a good list here:

    Download Back Up Tools for Windows - MajorGeeks

    and pretty much all of them can do network backups. Some even have fancy options like encryption. Really, the most useful thing is just being able to schedule them and know they ran OK.

    You may also want to make a system image backup too, and you'll find that software in the very same list.

    I don't have Windows 8 as yet, so I'm afraid I can't suggest any for that platform. Personally, I use Clonezilla for image backups.
     
  3. Backup using file history

    Thanks Robeline

    I was going by other advice and articles that suggest that backing up under Update and security/backup is now the way to go. I will try your suggestion.

    Doug
     
  4. System backup

    Backup skipped

    Hi Ken,

    For us to better isolate your concern, we need additional information. Kindly answer the following questions below:

    • Are your backing up files or creating a system image?
    • Are you getting any error messages?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you done so far?
    In the meantime, we suggest deleting the backup you created and create a new one. Click this
    article
    and follow the steps on how to create a backup.

    We'll keep an eye out for your response.
     
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