Windows 10 entire systems backup/restore applications for my laptop

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    Windows 10 entire systems backup/restore applications for my laptop


    I have a Laptop with a 500gb SSD. The SSD went totally bad, lost everything.
    So I had a repair shop put in a 1tb and restore Windows 10 for me. But I am one of the original owners of the first IBM PC's so I know my way around a PC and going to do my own backup/restores if needed.

    I decided to buy a 1tb SSD USB3 external portable and do the backup of the entire disk weekly.
    I am ready to try but need good advice on an external OS/entire disk BACKUP/RESTORE program that will:
    make an image, etc and restore back easily if needed.

    Can someone suggest 1 or2 GOOD applications to buy?
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  2. SIW2's Avatar
    Posts : 553
    trying to install win10
       #2

    I have tried a lot. Aomei is popular, as is macrium. O&O has a lot of functions for enthusiasts. Drive Snapshot very small and efficient - looks like is written in machine code. There are plenty more.
    Best Windows Backup and Restore Software | AOMEI Backupper
    Macrium Software | Macrium Reflect Free

    Drive Snapshot free trail
    Drive Snapshot - Disk Image Backup for Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/X64

    O&O diskImage 12 GIVEAWAY
    Register: (the registration page is in German - don't worry about that)

    Registrieren Sie sich hier fur Ihre kostenlose Vollversion von O&O DiskImage 12

    They send an email. Click the link in the email they sent you and you will receive another email with your license key

    Download English version of the program:
    Download Archive


    Suggest you have a look and pick which you like best
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    thanks. Which do you like best of the ones "you have tried"?
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  4. SIW2's Avatar
    Posts : 553
    trying to install win10
       #4

    Depends. I suggest Aomei to friends and family, etc because it does the job, and is very easy to use.
    I like the extra features of O&O Diskimage - exclusions and so on.

    You will have to decide for yourself. You could take a look at those two. Links in my previous post.
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  5. f14tomcat's Avatar
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    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)
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    Macrium Reflect. The free version would most likely be all you would need. Why? Simply... it works, it's reliable, well supported, recommended by many here on Tenforums, and we have an excellent tutorial for it.

    Backup and Restore with Macrium Reflect | Tutorials
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    THANKS..... One other thing. HOW did you change your "picture" as I went to my account and saw nothing about "changing my picture".
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  7. f14tomcat's Avatar
    Posts : 41,034
    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)
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    jagman said: View Post
    THANKS..... One other thing. HOW did you change your "picture" as I went to my account and saw nothing about "changing my picture".
    I'm sorry, who are you addressing? There are 2 "pictures". One is your Avatar (the big J that shows here), and the other is a picture in your profile. Both are under Settings in your profile. Examples of mine. Watch the sizes and dimensions so they will upload and fit.

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    Don't use anything from Acronis, Macrium Reflect is excellent.
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