AOMEI Backupper : FREE Backup Software to Protect System & Data of Your Desktop PC and Laptop

Today we are going to check how AOMEI Backupper Standard would help you in your backup and restore needs.AOMEI Backupper

AOMEI Backupper Standard Edition
Image — AOMEI Backupper Standard Edition

Standard is an all-in-one backup, sync, recovery and clone software which is free, the easiest for all users.It allows you to back up your files, folders, hard disk drives, partitions, dynamic volumes, applications and system drives, and to restore them later if data loss occurs. Backupper includes a disk imaging and cloning tool which can be used to create an exact image of your entire hard disk drive and operating system, to migrate to another hard drive if desired, for Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, XP, Vista, Windows Server 2003, 2008 (R2), 2012 (R2), 2016 and Windows Small Business Server 2011.

Key Features

  • Files and Folders Backup
  • System Backup
  • Disk Backup
  • Partition Backup
  • Schedule Backup
  • Incremental & Differential Backups
  • Backup Dynamic Disk Volumes
  • Backup to NAS
  • Files and Folders Restore
  • System Restore
  • Partition and Disk Restore
  • Disk Clone
  • Partition Clone
  • Create Bootable Disc

Supported Operating Systems

  • Microsoft Windows XP (all editions, 32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista (all editions, 32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (all editions, 32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 8/8.1 (all editions, 32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 10 (all editions, 32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and 2003 R2 (all editions, 32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 (all editions, 32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Home Server (WHS) 2011 and Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2011
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2(all editions)

Supported File Systems

  • FAT16
  • FAT32
  • NTFS
  • ReFS
  • Ext2/3, ExFAT

Supported Storage Devices

Support for almost all storage devices recognized by Windows, such as IDE, SATA, SCSI, SSD, USB external disks, hardware RAID, Network Attached Storage (NAS) and so on.

Next we can take look at how to perform Backup & Restore using AOMEI Backupper.Installation is pretty simple,just download the executable for your platform and install.

How to perform System Backup

AOMEI backup software provides a one-key function of system backup, which can backup system and boot partitions to an image file conveniently. Also it possesses the function of compression to the image file so as to reduce the storage space required by the image file to the largest extent. It also provides advanced level users with the function of incremental backup so as to improve the backup efficiency and further reduce the storage space required by the image file.

Step #1.Once you’ve downloaded AOMEI Backupper, installed.Then, click “System Backup” under the “Backup” tab.

Launch AOMEI Backupper
Image — Launch AOMEI Backupper

Step #2.Enter Taskname according to your needs.The system and boot drives have been selected as source partitions automatically by AOMEI Backupper based on previous step.

Enter Task Name
Image — Enter Task Name

Step #3.Select a destination path to save the system image file.

Select destination path
Image — Select destination path

An external hard drive, a USB drive, or a CD/DVD can also be selected.

Under Backup options,you can also add comments for system backup to distinguish from other backups & also set compressing, encryption and splitting image file options etc.There are also options for Backup schedule,scheme etc.,

Step #4.On the last step,click “Finish” option to exit.

System Backup Progress
Image — System Backup Progress

There is also option to make sure the system backup image is valid for restore.

How to perform System Restore?

On the home page,choose the respective backup & click on Restore option.

System Restore
Image — System Restore

Other option is to choose ‘Restore’ on the left menu then all the backup tasks will be listed.Choose appropriate backup & restore.

System Restore option #2
Image — System Restore option #2

Last but not least,there is also limited time discount for Professional & Server editions.

AOMEI Backupper editions
AOMEI Backupper editions

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Originally published at @upnxtblog.