Back up Windows 10

An image backup is probably the best and only way to get it right της εγκατάστασης των Windows 10.


This is the way, the kind if you will, of backup that you should embrace if you want to properly backup your Windows 10 installation, including your favorites , εφαρμογές και ρυθμίσεις.

Of course, a quick search on the Internet will show you several applications that can help you create and restore a backup of your Windows 10 system. Macrium Reflect Free or Acronis True Image (paid), which are widely used for create and restore Windows 10 backups.

But Windows 10 has a built-in and of course free tool for creating type system backups . Παρόλο που το εργαλείο δεν ενημερώθηκε από τότε που εισήχθη από τα Windows 7, πριν από μια δεκαετία, είναι μέρος των Windows 10 και κάνει πολύ καλά τη του. Έτσι, σε αυτόν τον οδηγό, θα δούμε πώς να χρησιμοποιήσετε το ενσωματωμένο backup program to create a Windows 10 backup.

What is a system backup? In the words of Microsoft, is a copy of the disks required to run Windows. Essentially it includes all the apartments and the required to restore Windows 10.

Back up your Windows 10 system
Step 1: Open Control Panel. Change "View by:" to small icons. Click "Backup and Restore (Windows 7)".


Step 2: In the left pane, click the "Create System Image" link to open the image backup wizard (or image if you prefer, it's the same thing).

Step 3: Here, select a location to save the system backup. Remember that the tool won't let you select a drive that's on the same drive you're trying to back up. That is, the Windows 10 drive should not be in the same drive (HDD or SSD) that you choose to store the system backup. If you only have one physical drive on your computer, plug in a USB drive and then select it.


Make sure your chosen location has enough free space. The backup image will take up approximately the current size of the Windows 10 installation unit, unless you want to include additional units in the backup.

Click on Next to continue.

Step 4: In this step, you need to select the disks you want to include in the backup. Note that the tool automatically selects the drives required to run Windows 10 on the backup. So you do not have to worry about what to include in the backup. If you are backing up your Windows 10 system, you do not need to select additional drives other than the ones selected by default.

Here, the tool displays the amount of free space requiredto save the backup of the selected drives. Ensure that the selected backup storage drive has the required free space before proceeding.

Click the Next button or if you want to go one step back click the left arrow next to the title of the "Create system image" window.

Step 5: Finally, you will receive the confirmation screen where you can see the backup settings, including the units included in the backup. Click the "Backup" button to start backing up your Windows 10 system to the selected location.

Windows 10 will create a folder called WindowsImageBackup at the root of the selected drive and will store the image (VHDX) there.

Depending on the size of the data, the process can take up to several hours. Do not turn off your computer until the backup is complete.

Once the backup is ready, the tool will offer you an option to create a system repair disk. Click the No button. If you want to create one, just follow the guide. The Best Technology Site in Greecefgns

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