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Backup Hard Drives and Partitions with PC Backup Software

2014-08-26 18:15:16 Posted by Hana Lee to Todo Backup Guide

How to quickly backup computers, hard drives to protect our data and system. EaseUS Todo Backup, the best backup software, can help users to backup partitions/disk and recover data from images.

Why do we backup hard drives and our computers?

Many people never think of backing up a hard drive, their computers until they lose personal files and important data. Compared with recovering data after losing, regular computer backup would be a better way. Besides protecting our data, backing up the entire hard drive can quickly recover our system from system crash, disk boot failure, it will keep our system in safe state.
EaseUS Todo Backup, one of top 5 PC backup software, can back up a hard drive or single partition to image. When we need to restore data, just couple clicks, we could recover files, the previous system from images.

How to backup hard drives and partitons to an image?

Step 1. Run the EaseUS Todo Backup and create a Disk/volume backup.
Step 2. Select the specified partitions or disks to backup.

select disk/partition

Step 3. Customize backup, we need to set the destination where we backup the partition or disk to, and offer the name and description for the copy. At the bottom of the , there are Schedule, Backup options, Backup Cleanup, users could select backup period (day, week, month, year), compression, password, splitting etc.

Choose location to store image files

Schedule backup

backup options

Backup Cleanup: it will set day(s), week(s), month(s), year(s) to preserve images or the number of last backup files you want to preserve.
What's more, you can choose to preserve the first image.

backup cleanup options

Step 4. Click Proceed to perform disk and partition backup.