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Windows 7 system backup and restore software

Updated on May 30, 2018 by Brithny to Backup Utility

Summary:
Necessary to backup and restore Windows 7 system partition. EaseUS's backup software is ease of use for home users to backup & restore Windows 7 system partition or clone the whole disk.

Why do you need to backup Windows 7 system?

Windows 7 has been released and many people have upgraded or freshly installed it, they may enjoy the new features of Windows 7. Though Windows 7 provides many new features, it cannot 100% protect your system and files.

Many personal computer users have experienced system crash or data loss, for example, hardware conflict, bad ram, hard disk drives overload, viruses attack, software conflict, etc. If your system is crashed and then you will realize that you really need backup software after suffering the great pain to sacrifice your precious weekends or dating time to reinstall your operating system.

Windows 7 system backup and restore with backup software

This article will introduce how to do Windows 7 backup and restore with Windows backup software - EaseUS Todo Backup, with which you can backup system partition to quickly get the system up and running in the event of a system crash or hardware failure. Meanwhile, EaseUS backup software is useful if you want to upgrade the older smaller hard disk without reinstalling the operating system and applications once again. Besides, It offers to Recover to dissimilar hardware which makes it possible to restore their operating system to another PC of different configurations to facilitate their life.

Besides backup to an image and disk clone, this backup has other useful features, such as log management, image compression, image splitting, backup priority, email notification, bootable disk as well as other more features to make your life convenient.

How to do Windows 7 system backup and restore?

As you know there is a hidden "System Reserved" partition before Windows 7 system partition, which contains files for booting a computer. When you do Windows 7 system backup and restore, you should backup both system partition and this "System Reserved" partition.

Windows 7 System Reserved partition

To explore the content of "System Reserved" partition, you may use another free partition management software - EaseUS Partition Master Home Edition.

Explore System Reserved partition with EaseUS Partition Master

How to backup Windows 7 system partition?

You might be limited by Windows 7 built-in backup utility. Don't worry, EaseUS Todo Backup will allow you to do the complete backup job.

1. Launch EaseUS Todo Backup and then click System backup.

choose system backup option to backup Windows 7 system

2. Select the backup destination, the software will choose the most suitable location by default.

choose a backup location to save the system image

You can set schedule to backup files later, daily, weekly, monthly or upon an event.

Note: enter account and password with Administrator privilege to make the schedule take effect.


3. Click Backup options and pop up the following window, set backup compression, password, splitting etc.
Click Proceed to execute system backup.