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Fast Backup Computer Before Clean Install Windows 10

Posted on Dec 11, 2017 by Tracy King to Backup Utility

Summary:
Clean install Windows 10 will wipe out hard drive data and files, so you had better use EaseUS Todo Backup software to fast backup computer files before clean install Windows 10.

"Hi, I need reliable backup software to take a backup of PC because I decide to do a clean install of Windows 10 operating system. It has to be easy to use, with a simple, intuitive & wizard-like interface. Anyway, too sophisticated software is not so demanded."

EaseUS Todo Backup - simple yet powerful backup software for Windows users

Windows 10 has a built-in backup program called File History, but many users don't know how to make full use of it, or they just don't feel like using it. What's more, using File History program to backup files has some limits, because it only supports to backup files in the Libraries, Desktop, Favorites and Contact folders.

When you decide to do a clean install of Windows 10, it's highly recommended to create a full backup of your very important documents, photos, game saves and installed programs along with settings, because clean install Windows 10 will wipe out hard drive data and files. At this moment, you need a File History alternative to take care of them, and EaseUS Todo Backup is what you need.

Follow the steps to backup PC before clean install Windows 10 with EaseUS Todo Backup

EaseUS Windows backup software provides multiple backup options for users when they think about creating a full backup of computer data files before clean install Windows 10, including disk/partition backup, file backup, system backup, mail backup and even clone. Just select one of backup plans for your own need. Let's see how to backup files and settings without using File History.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Todo Backup and then choose the backup option you want.

backup computer before clean install Windows 10 with EaseUS Todo Backup

Step 2. Choose the system, hard drive, files or apps that you want to backup, and then select a destination where you want to store the backup file.

choose backup location to save the backup file so as to clean install Windows 10

Note: You'd better create the backup file in some other storage media or in some other drive. If not, there may be a risk of the backup file getting corrupted or destroyed.

Step 3. Click Proceed to execute your operation.

After creating backups for your important computer data, now you can perform a clean install of Windows 10 without losing data. Also, it's highly suggested to backup computer before factory reset Windows 10.