How to Create a Full Backup of the Windows 10 PC?

by Devin Smith seo

Creating a system backup is always a smart decision as you never know when the technology might fail you. The option has been available in Windows ever since Windows 7, but its location has switched a bit. So, here are the instructions to create a full backup of the Windows 10 PC.

Make a System Picture on Windows 10

If you want to make a system picture on Windows 10, then you can follow the provided steps.

  • First of all, you have to launch Settings on your system.
  • After that, go to Update & Security.
  • Navigate to the Backup option.
  • Now, beneath “Looking for an older backup?” field, select “Go to Backup and Restore (Windows 7).
  • You should go to the left side and select the Create a system image option.
  • Beneath the “Where do you want to save the backup?” go to On a hard disk.
  • Later, navigate to the “On a hard disk,” drop-down, choose the location to store the backup.
  • Choose the extra drives to contain the backup.
  • Go to the Next tab.
  • Now, select the Start backup tab.

Restoring a System Picture Backup on Windows 10

If you want to restore a system picture backup on Windows 10, then pursue the instructions given below.

  • Get started by connecting the backup drive to the computer.
  • After that, you should plug in the Windows 10 USB bootable drive to the device.
  • You have to reboot the computer.
  • Go to the “Windows Setup” screen and select the Next button.
  • Then you should select Repair your computer link at the lower left-hand side of the screen.
  • Navigate to the Troubleshoot option.
  • You have to choose Advanced options.
  • Go to the System Image Recovery option.
  • Select the Windows 10 option.
  • Navigate to the “Re-image your computer” screen and choose the “Use the latest available system image option.
  • You should choose the Next button.
  • When you restore a full backup to another hard drive, you should be able to choose the “Format and repartition disks option restoring the backup previously.
  • Select the Next option.
  • Choose the Finish button.
  • Now, go to the Yes button and click on it.

 In case you have not backed up your system in a long time, then it is recommended that you should do it as quickly as you can.

  • Navigate to the Settings.
  • After that, you should select Update & Security.
  • You have to choose Windows Update.
  • Now, go to Check for Updates.


Devin Smith is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cyber security. He writes about the latest updates regarding and how it can improve the work experience of users. His articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs and websites. 

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