Ghost Windows 7 Using Hard Drive Ghost Software

Tracy King updated on Sep 12, 2019 to Backup Utility | How-to Articles

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To ghost Windows 7 is the most efficient way to protect the system, applications and user data from unpredictable disasters caused by system problems and data loss problem. But for most Windows 7 users who have little knowledge and experience of system backup, it is really not an easy task. Don't worry! Here we will introduce you a powerful and easy-to-use Windows 7 ghost software and show you how to use it to ghost your Windows 7 hard drive step by step.

How to ghost Windows 7 with EaseUS ghost software

Choosing a good Windows 7 ghost software is quite helpful to save your time and efforts. EaseUS ghost software is recommended. This utility allows you to create a backup image of your disk drives, most commonly your system drive in Windows 7. Different from regular data backup programs, EaseUS ghost software supports not only to backup system state but also to restore system via the backup image from system failures, spyware infections or any other disasters that might seriously mess up your PC. If you try this program, you will find how easy it is to Ghost Windows 7 hard drive. Now, let's see how it works.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Windows 7 backup software and then choose the "System Backup" option.

select system backup

Step 2. The software will then automatically recognize your operating system. And what you need to do here is to perfect the Destination, Plan name, and Description.

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Note:

  • Destination - Click the folder icon to modify your backup destination.
  • Plan name and Description - An accurate plan name and appropriate description can help you find the needed image file easily.
  • You'd better create the backup file to an external storage device or in some other drives. If not, there may be a risk of the backup file getting corrupted or destroyed.

Step 3. Click "Proceed" to start Windows 7 system backup.

More advanced features of EaseUS Windows 7 ghost software

This is the backup & recovery software owning the function to back up the operating system, hard disk drive, partition, folders, and files to image, which will save time and space very much. Its advanced features will satisfy all Windows 7/Vista/XP/8 users, like differential backup, incremental backup, schedule backup, etc.

  • Disk and Partition Image: Back up the entire system and installed applications without interrupting the work, and ensures the instant recovery of PC instead of reinstalling Windows and software.
  • File and Folder Backup: Image backup specified files and folders or by file types to secure your individual data, including documents, pictures, music, emails, applications, videos, and financial files, etc.
  • Incremental Backup: Incremental backup will save disk space and time by only making a copy of changed files since the last backup.
  • Schedule Backup: Automatically run backup plans Later, Daily, Weekly
  • Disk and Partition Clone: Copy or migrate all the data on a hard disk or partition to another for upgrading hard drive without reinstalling operating systems and applications.
  • Network Backup: This software provides network shared folders backup and you also can store your backup image files to a network location.
 
 

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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.