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  1. #1


    Posts : 32
    Winodws 8 Pro With Media Center

    backup


    how can i back up all of my files like i have done in windows 7 to external hard dirve
    also how can make a backup image of computer like in windows 7

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  2. #2


    San Jose - California
    Posts : 2,847
    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


    You can use a free version of Macrium Reflect Free - CNET Download.com
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  3. #3


    Posts : 22,564
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Philip,

    Macrium Reflect is a good option, but the tutorials below can show you how to use the built-in System Image feature in Windows 8 if you like.

    System Image - Create in Windows 8

    System Image Recovery - Restore Image on Computer in Windows 8


    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  4. #4


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    Winodws 8 Pro With Media Center


    thanks i thoug that was for restroing files from a windows 7 computer
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    64-bit Windows 10


    You're welcome.

    Yeah, the name makes it confusing. It's a carried over feature from Windows 7, but is for Windows 8.
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  6. #6


    Posts : 61
    Windows 8.1 32-Bit


    Run cmd as an Administrator, navigate to the target drive, for example E:
    mkdir e:\Examplefolder
    recimg /createimage e:\Examplefolder

    Other free Image programs are Online Backup - Free backup, Online Backup Windows Software and AOMEI's free data backup software for disk, partition, system and file backup & recovery for Windows Oss.
    Last edited by Hybrid Vigor; 27 Mar 2013 at 02:30.
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