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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 mcafee.com/activate 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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