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Windows 7: Best “technology” to back up (to take an image) for the entire “C:\” d

02 Feb 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Best “technology” to back up (to take an image) for the entire “C:\” d

Best “technology” to back up (to take an image) for the entire “C:\” drive,

My C:\ drive contains the installation of all my software in addition to the data. All what I need is a backup system that takes all the contents of the drive C:\ (software + Data) such that in case of failure on drive C:\ then format can be applied and both the software and data can be restored as they were before the format.

Is there such system?

Thank you

Best

Jamal

My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Feb 2013   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Jamal,

You could use the included System Image feature in Windows 7 to create a system image to do that. If needed, you could do a system image recovery to restore everything to how it was when the image was created.
Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup

and

System Image Recovery
In addition, you could use a free program Macrium Reflect to create and restore images with.
Imaging with free Macrium
Whatever option you decide, I would recommend to save the image to a separate hard drive.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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