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what to use to back windows 8 to disk

  1. #1


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    windows 8

    what to use to back windows 8 to disk


    i want to back windows 8 to disk and the software on the computer wont let me soo please could someone to point me to some different ones and how to use them thanks

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Dobby, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Do you mean to create a system image or to back up files?

    If so, what happens and what error messages do you get when you try to save to the disk?

    How is the disk connected?

    Could you post a screenshot of Disk Management (diskmgmt.msc) showing the full layout of your disks with the one you want to save to highlighted?
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    windows 8


    I am very new with windows 8 just got the laptop today from currys I did a back up using one key recovery but it wont save to the disk I dint know there was nother software on windows 8 that would let me do it. whats it called please and how to use it.

    all I want to do is back up windows 8 to a disc so if I do old wrong I can put it back to how I first got it
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    64-bit Windows 10


    In that case, you can click on the system image link in my post above. That tutorial will help show you step by step on how to create a system image of your full Windows 8 computer, and how to save it where you like.

    This way you will be able to select this system image to do a system image recovery if you ever need to in the future.
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    windows 8


    thank you very much
    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    In that case, you can click on the system image link in my post above. That tutorial will help show you step by step on how to create a system image of your full Windows 8 computer, and how to save it where you like.

    This way you will be able to select this system image to do a system image recovery if you ever need to in the future.
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    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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