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How to Backup System in Windows 11

Jan 18, 2023

In the use of computers, some users will backup the system, so that when the computer encounters a problem which is difficult to solve, the system can be directly restored to the state before the backup. So how to backup and restore the system? Here are some instructions:

Step 1. Open the Run box

Use the shortcut key Win+R to open the Run box, then enter the sdclt command, and click the “Ok” option or directly press the Enter key.

Step 2. Set up backup

Click the option of “Set up backup” in the upper right corner of the window.

Step 3. Choose a save location

It is recommended that you save the backup on an external hard drive. Of course, under the text “Save backup on”, you can directly select the disk, and then click “Next”.

Step 4. Select the backup content

It is recommended that you select “Let Windows choose (recommended)” by default. The default content includes common folders such as the C drive desktop, documents, downloads, and system images, and then click “Next”.

Step 5. Review backup settings

Click the “Change schedule” option to set the backup time. Then click “Save settings and run backup” option.

When the backup is in progress, you can view the progress of the backup. And when the backup is complete, you can view the backup time in “Last Backup”.


The above is the method of backing up the system. If you have other problems with computer usage, you can visit WiseCleaner, which has a lot of computer tips.