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At the end of the backup process, Windows will ask you if you want to create a system repair disk on a CD or DVD. Can you make a backup file in Windows 8.1, format my HDD and then restore everything in Windows 10? And I'm guessing you don't. This will put you in recovery mode.

Still, it's better than nothing. 0 1 year ago Reply RayWP7 Nice, I use file history, but didn't notice the System Image option at the bottom.  Thanks! 0 1 year ago You can exclude folders from your Libraries you don't want backed up, such as program-generated folders (e.g., that empty "Adobe PDF" folder) that will just get recreated if you have to Login or register to post comments WayneRobinson on Sep 13, 2013 Re-read Paul's second paragraph and follow the link. Connect your File History drive and refresh this page to continue.". https://www.eightforums.com/performance-maintenance/63848-can-i-pull-data-out-win-8-full-backup.html

So, no problem if a disk crashes or the os fails to boot.   0 1 year ago Reply Frank Williamson best make sure the drive you're backing up to is And you just confirmed it. Is the "Windows Installation media" on that? 0 1 year ago Reply Dead Email Being an old big datacenter backup guy (Veritas, Datadomains, Storageteks, etc) I built a Freenas box and If you have any questions or problems with it, don't hesitate to ask using the comments form below.

What media? You will see the files arranged by year-month-day-hours-minutes-seconds. At the end of the system image process, you are asked if you need to create recovery media (USB Flash Drive or DVD). Reconnect the drives and away I go. 0 1 year ago Reply Dan Harris If that works for you then I agree, just stick with it.

When it comes to upgrading to Windows 10, ill do the upgrade then perform a clean install of the operating system. One problem is neither File History nor the Metro restore feature are complete backup tools. The context menu also offers other options like Calculate checksum, that can be quite useful to check the integrity of your backed up files. https://www.backblaze.com/pc-backup.html All this happened during Windows 8.1/10 era.

If storage space is an issue, you can reduce this.) How to Restore Files from a Backup Backups are only as good as your ability to restore them. The downside is that you cannot choose to restore individual files. More like this Compatibility with security: How to run Windows XP in a virtual machine How to get your data from Windows XP to a new PC The Bootable Maintenance Flash I have done this on my Windows 8.1 laptop a few times and it works great.

In a short time, few rash oversights can tarnish the reputation built by the company over the years, in fact, in the Tech industry it is the norm. http://winsupersite.com/windows-8/windows-81-tip-use-system-image-backup When you’re twisting or winding cables too much, they break. Would much rather just spend an hour restoring an image backup and be guaranteed that all my stuff will be as I want it. Login or register to post comments Hugh on Aug 2, 2015 Messages received when trying this: USB not a valid destination DVD not big enough.

But system image backup is indeed available in Windows 8.1. Moreover, neither of these will work on Windows Vista, as it does not have the option to attach VHD files nor does it use the wim archive. http://www.veeam.com/blog/veeam-endpoint-backup-free-is-here.html   0 1 year ago Reply DavidinCT Veem is great and Acrois is good too... 0 1 year ago Reply Dan Harris I actually didn't realise there was a free As posted by Squuiid even Veeam have a free version and their paid products are very good. 0 1 year ago Reply MedGeek5 Would be better if u make a video

Lets come back to 2017 and check the PC vendors' line: Gateway went into Acer, Compaq went to HP, and Dell is still Dell. System images are saved in the following location: [Drive Letter]\WindowsImageBackup\[Computer Name]\Backup [year-month-day] [hours-minutes-seconds] For example, if you backed up to drive F:\, you’ll find the backups inside F:\WindowsImageBackup\. and recovery is a joke. And you don't need to be a guru to use it.

If you want to access it again later, you can do so right from within File Explorer - just locate and double-click the VHD file and it will immediately be assigned JOIN THE DISCUSSION Tweet Chris Hoffman is a technology writer and all-around computer geek. You can copy and paste them to another drive to extract them from the backup.

Someone needs to tell Microsoft that a sync is not a backup.

The procedure to extract individual files from the system image is different for Windows 10 / 8 and Windows 7. Login or register to post comments UncleBob on Aug 7, 2015 My apologies, the link isn't removed. RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY Search How To Extract Individual Files From a Windows 7 System Image Backup Windows 7’s backup control panel has the ability to create full system image But the ability to have both a system image and file backups may be worth the sacrifice.

Login or register to post comments djbee761 on Dec 25, 2013 I have 2 terabytes of space to back up 123gb hard drive. For file backup, I use File History and OneDrive. It does work with Skydrive Pro. one month, one year, forever), and to keep an offline cache.

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It was there but now it's not. This function is only available in the new Windows 10 Settings app and it completely bypasses the legacy Control Panel interface. One of the smallest devices is called ASUS VivoMini UN65U.