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In this blog post, we will learn what disk backup and disk restore are and how to take disk backup and disk restore using AOMEI Backupper standard free edition backup software.

What is a Disk Backup?

Disk Backup is used to back up all partitions, including the system partition, boot partition, and data partitions, on the specific disk you select to an image file. Disk backup will back up all the partitions, for example, C, D, and E drives.

Note: If you have created a disk backup, then there is no need to create a system backup.

How to perform Disk Backup in AOMEI Backupper Standard

1. Select Backup and then select “Disk Backup.

How To Do Disk Backup And Disk Restore in AOMEI

2. Click Add Disk

How To Do Disk Backup And Disk Restore in AOMEI

3. Select the source disk that you want to backup and click Add.

How To Do Disk Backup And Disk Restore in AOMEI

4. Select the destination location where the backup will be stored, click the Start Backup button and wait for the backup to complete.

How To Do Disk Backup And Disk Restore in AOMEI

5. While your backup is running, you can click on the settings icon and choose that on completion of the backup, your computer should shutdown, restart, hibernate, or sleep, and click OK.

How To Do Disk Backup And Disk Restore in AOMEI
How To Do Disk Backup And Disk Restore in AOMEI

6. After the backup is completed, click Finish and check the destination location where you saved the backup image.

What is Disk Restore?

When you have a corrupted or damaged hard disk, disk restore is a very handy option. It will recover the operating system, installed software, data, etc.

When your computer’s system file has been damaged by malware that cannot be booted normally, your hard disk crashed or failed, data got deleted accidentally and you want to recover it, or you want to update from HDD to SSD to take advantage of the latest technology,

How to perform Disk Restore in AOMEI Backupper Standard

Follow the steps below to perform a disk restore.

1. Open the AOMEI Backupper Standard application, select Restore, then click Select Task.

2. Select a “Disk Backup” image file and click Next.

3. Select “Restore the entire disk” and then click Next.

4. Select the destination for the disk image that you want to restore, then click Next.

5. A window will pop up saying “The existing partitions on the destination disk will be overwritten or deleted.” Click OK.

6. Review the operation summary before executing the restore process, then click “Start Restore.”

7. It will ask you to click Yes or No to start the process in Restart Mode. Select Yes and wait for the restore process to complete.

How to backup and restore an operating system using AOMEI Backupper Standard



It is always good to have a backup software that can perform disk backup and restore processes with ease, and this is what the AOMEI backuppper standard can do for you.

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By Feroz Khan

Feroz Khan works as a system administrator with more than 12 years of experience in information technology. He would like to share the knowledge with others that he has gained during his working experience.

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