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Fix 'Dell Backup and Recovery Fails to Work' Error in Windows 10/8/7

Posted on Dec 04, 2017 by Tracy King to Backup Utility

Summary:
Cannot backup and create Windows 10 system image anymore since Dell Backup and Recovery is missing on your PC? Dell Backup and Recovery fails to work after Windows 10 update? Dell keeps asking you to upgrade to a Premium edition? Effective and practical solutions are available here to fix this error in Windows 10, 8 and 7 for you now.

Dell Backup and Recovery is missing, how to backup Windows system and files?

"Hi guys, do you know where to find a free Windows 10 backup recovery software? I updated my computer from Windows 7 to 10 and previously installed system backup software - Dell Backup and Recovery is missing. 
I tried to download a new one, but Dell told me that I must download a Premium version for me to backup Windows 10. Do you know any other free backup software for Windows 10? Can I backup Windows 10 for free? How?"

Need a free Windows 10 backup and recovery software or tool to create backup images for your PC? How?

Fix 'Dell Backup and Recovery Is Missing/Fails to Work' issue in Windows 10
Let Dell Backup and Recovery alternative tools help!

Besides Dell Backup and Recovery, there are quite a lot of professional Windows 10 backup and recovery software available online for you to free backup Windows 10 files, hard drive partition and system.

Here below we'll introduce you three free Dell Backup and Recovery alternative methods for Windows 10/8/7 backup and recovery:

Method 1. Use File History to free backup and restore Windows 10

Free backup Windows 10 with File History:
1.Go to Settings, click Update and Security and click Backup, switch Back up using File History from Off to On;
2.Click More options to set how often File History backs up and how long it keeps backup copies;
3.Check files that you need to backup in Windows 10 PC;
If you need to backup new files or folder on your PC, click Add a folder to choose files or data that you want to backup.
4.Click Back up now if you need to backup files right away.

Restore Windows 10 backups with File History:
1. Go to Settings and click Update & Security, select Backup;
2. Click More options, scroll down to select Restore files from a current backup;
3. Browse and select a backup to restore.

Method 2. Create system restore point for Windows 10

The other free way to backup Windows 10 is to create a system restore point:

  • Search: create a restore point from the taskbar and select it from the list;
  • Tab System Properties on the System Protect tab, click Create;
  • Edit a description for the restore point, select Create;
  • Click OK to finish the process.

How to restore Windows 10 from system restore point? Here are the steps:

  • Search for system restore in the search box and select create a restore point;
  • Tab System Properties under System Protection tab, click System Restore button;
  • Follow the onscreen guide and select desired Restore Point and click Next to proceed.

Method 3. Backup Windows 10 with free Windows backup and recovery software

If you are not familiar with the above two methods, don't worry. You can turn to professional Windows 10 backup and recovery software for help. EaseUS Todo Backup Free is an ideal Dell Backup and Recovery alternative software for you to free backup Windows 10 files, hard drive partition and even system. 

You can free download it and follow below guide to free backup Windows 10 now:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Todo Backup, choose backup mode - 'File Backup', 'Disk/Partition Backup' or 'System Backup'.

Backup Windows 10 for free.

Step 2. Choose the files or data, hard drive partition or system that you need to backup;
Specify the backup destination to store the file, hard drive partition or system image. 

Backup Windows 10 with Dell backup and recovery alternative software.

Step 3. Click Proceed to finish the backup process.

So how to restore Windows 10 with EaseUS Todo Backup Free? When you need to restore Windows 10 backups to your PC, you can follow below steps to recover backups:

1. Launch EaseUS Todo Backup and click Browse to Recover;
2. Select your Windows 10 backup images and click OK;
Choose a recovery destination - 'Specify a recovery location' or 'Recover to original location' to restore Windows 10 backups; 
3. Click Proceed to finish the process.