Best Free Disk Imaging Software for Windows 10

Jean updated on Aug 11, 2019 to Backup Utility | How-to Articles

Why you need a Windows 10 disk imaging software

In general, a disk imaging is just a piece of storage equipment that includes the complete contents and structure on behalf of a data storage media, such as hard drive. Usually, it can be created by some disk imaging software through the way of backing up the source media sector by sector.

With the increasing development of computer technology, the computer users face a large number of disk troubles, for example, the system crash, which may cause a serious data loss or may do great harm to the computer. The disaster happens to Windows 10 users frequently. In order to avoid the damage of data and the reinstallation of the operating system and some other application, the disk imaging software for Windows 10 which can aid the users to clone system disk Windows 10 and do Windows 10 backup and restore job with little effort is needed.

What is the best free Windows 10 disk imaging software

Here we recommend you EaseUS Todo Backup Free, an award-winning and free disk imaging software for Windows 10/8/7Vista/XP for its powerful, safe and easy-to-use feature. With its detailed instruction wizards, it allows you to easily backup your system state, files, folders, partition and disk in minutes without the help of an IT specialist. Through this way, it can help you save a lot of time to reinstall Windows OS & applications recover lost data from an unexpected disaster.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Todo Backup and then choose backup mode "Disk/Partition Backup".

Image of EaseUS Todo Backup

Step 2. Select the backup destination, or it will choose the most suitable location by default.

EaseUS Todo Backup guides to backup partition in Windows 10

step3. Click "Proceed" to complete the whole process.

EaseUS Todo Backup provides one-click system backup and recovery so that you can quickly get the system up and running in the event of a system crash or hardware failure. Besides, it allows you to back up and restores Windows 10 disk, partition, files, or folders after viruses attack, unstable software download, hard drive failure, etc.

Besides, to provide continuous protection for the system, you can back up the Windows 10 system with incremental backup later after the first backup. Differential backup and incremental backup only backs up the changed files.

Meanwhile, EaseUS Todo Backup is useful if you want to upgrade the older smaller hard disk without reinstalling the operating system and applications once again in Windows 10.

 
 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why choose EaseUS Todo Backup?

"The easiest way to protect your data and system files."techradar

"EaseUS Todo Backup Free is one of the most popular free data backup applications available. This software offers a myriad of features and is extremely user-friendly. It provides a full system backup, meaning you can back up your entire operating system."TopTenReviews

"EaseUS ToDo Backup Home is a great backup program, well suited to the home and SMB space."PCWorld

What is the difference between Clone and Backup? In what cases should I use Clone?

Clone will copy one disk to another or one partition to another (unallocated space is also supported). Usually, this option is used to upgrade the current disk by creating an identical copy. Backup will generate a .PBD image file containing the selected files or system that can be restored from the .PBD image if needed.

What is the difference between System Backup and Disk Backup?

System Backup will auto-select the system boot related partition(s) as the backup source to make sure the system image can be restored properly. Disk/Partition Backup will allow you to manually select a whole disk or speficy a certain partition as the backup source. You will get the same backup result as System Backup if you manually select the system and boot partitions with the Disk/Partition Backup option.

As a computer newbie, what features should I use to protect my computer?

You can use System Backup to back up the system and boot partitions, use Disk/Partition backup to back up the data partition and add plans to run an automatic backup. If you use the computer frequently or have software that may cause boot failure of the computer, we would suggest you back up the computer every 1 to 2 days. For other situations, you can backup the computer once a week. In addition, you can schedule File Backup to back up the files which are changed frequently.

What kind of storage service should I use to save my backup images?

EaseUS Todo Backup can save backup images to internal disks, external disks, network drives, or free cloud(Google Drive, Dropbox, and OneDrive) and CD/DVD. It is suggested to save the images to the internal/external/network drives to save time as those kinds of disks have a better read-write speed. It is suggested NOT to save the image on the source disk, because once the disk is damaged, all the files on the disk will become unavailable and you will be unable to restore the image.

As a company network administrator, what features should I use to protect our internal computers?

It is recommended that you use the SQL Backup feature to back up your company's SQL server and Exchange Backup feature to back up the Exchange server. In addition, you can execute System Backup to back up the system and boot partitions on every computer and set a plan to execute the backup once a day or twice a week to ensure that the computer can be restored timely when it has boot issues. File Backup feature can be used to back up important user data. If there are a large quantity of computers, you can purchase EaseUS Backup Center to manage the backups on the client computers centrally.

About EaseUS Todo Backup

Be it a file, system, partition, or disk, EaseUS Todo Backup will help you back up or clone the item and provide you with multiple backup plans.