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

by Ryan Smith Online Blogger

The feature for creating full backup has been accessible ever since the release of Windows 7 and has not been altered by Microsoft. It is not located in the Settings tab with the system maintenance tasks; it can be found in the vintage Windows Control Panel. So, here are the steps to create a full backup of the Windows 10 PC.

Making System Image Backups on Windows 10

  • First of all, you should have to launch Settings.
  • Then you should go to the Update & security option.
  • You have to select Backup.
  • You should beneath the “Looking for an older backup?” field, select the “Go to Backup and Restore (Windows 7) option.
  • Navigate to the left side and select the “Create a system image” link.
  • Beneath the “Where do you want to save the backup?” choose the “On a hard disk” option.
  • Go to the “On a hard disk” drop-down section, choose the location to store the backup.
  • You should choose whichever extra drives that you may wish to contain in the backup.
  • Then you should select the Next option.
  • You have to choose the Start backup option.

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Restoring System Image Backups on Windows 10

  • Get started by hooking up the backup drive to the computer.
  • After that, you should put the bootable drive.
  • You have to reboot the computer.
  • Go to the “Windows Setup” screen, select the Next tab.
  • Navigate to the “Repair your computer” link at the end-left hand side of the screen.
  • You should select Troubleshoot.
  • After that, go to Advanced.
  • After that, choose “System Image Recovery”.
  • You have to select Windows 10.
  • Navigate to the “Re-image your computer” screen.
  • Click on “Use the latest available system image.”
  • Go to the Next tab.
  • To restore a complete backup to another hard drive, click on “Format and repartition disks.”
  • Click Next.
  • Then go to Finish.
  • Now, select Yes.

Take a Full Backup of a Windows 10 PC on an External Hard Drive

If you want to take a full backup of a Windows 10 PC on an external hard drive, then you need to follow the instructions given below.

  • First, you have to go to the search bar and enter the “Control Panel” in it.
  • Go to the System and Security section. Click on “Save backup copies of your files with File History.”
  • Then select the “System Image Backups” in the lower left-hand side of the screen.
  • Navigate to the “Create a system image.”
  • Now, select the hard drive and choose Next.

Ryan 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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