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How to Backup Windows 11 Through System Image Backup

Aug 26, 2022

In Windows 11, to avoid the risk of file corruption, hardware failure, or being attacked by malware, we can back up the entire system and files to the system image, and customize the location where the backup data is saved. When something goes wrong with Windows, there's nothing safer and faster than restoring a system image backup.

This article will show you how to back up Windows 11 using System Image Backup.

What is a system image backup?

System image backup is also called image backup, whole-system backup, or full system backup. System image backup can simply be a snapshot of all the complete content on the computer's C drive, not just files.

How to use System Image Backup to back up Windows?

Step 1. Open the Files History.

Click the Start button, type Control Panel in the search box, and open it. Click System and Security in the Control Panel, then find and open File History on the right side of the window.
How to Backup Windows 11 Through System Image Backup

Step 2. Create a system image.

Click System Image Backup in the File History window.
How to Backup Windows 11 Through System Image Backup

Then locate and open Create a system image on the left side of the next pop-up window.

How to Backup Windows 11 Through System Image Backup

Step 3. Backup Windows 11.

In the pop-up window, you can choose the storage location of the backup data, you can choose to store it on a hard disk, DVDs, or network location. After selecting a suitable location, click Next.
How to Backup Windows 11 Through System Image Backup

Finally, you need to confirm the backup settings. After confirming that it is correct, click the Start backup button at the bottom of the window to start the backup. After the creation is complete, you will see a message asking if you want to create a system recovery disk. You can choose to create or skip it according to your needs.

How to Backup Windows 11 Through System Image Backup


We can't expect the unexpected. When the important files you store are suddenly damaged or lost, System Image backup can immediately bring hope to your bad situation. It is also recommended that you always back up important documents. I hope this article can help you back up Windows 11.

 
 
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