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Windows 7: What is the executable in W7 Pro to run Windows backup

28 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64bit SP1
What is the executable in W7 Pro to run Windows backup

Where do I find the exe file that launches 64 bit W7 Pro Backup services and what's it's name ? Looked in System32 but didn't see anything that looked like "backup" ?


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28 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86

sdclt.exe. Located in C:\Windows\System32.
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28 Mar 2010   #3

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Trinaz,

In addition, if you are wanting to create a shortcut for this, then this may be helpful.

Backup User and System Files - Create Shortcut

Hope this helps,
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