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  1. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 12
    Win 7.1 Pro
       05 Aug 2015 #1

    Good method to back up Win 10 system?

    That says it all because I'm a back up freak.

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  2.    05 Aug 2015 #2

    I am not sure my answer is best, but I would make an image of your drive to an external one. Not sure there is much more, as making an image backs up everything on the drive(os to files). Here is a webpage that goes over some tools including backup image.
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 354
    Widows 10/Linux
       05 Aug 2015 #3
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  4.    05 Aug 2015 #4

    If your a backup freak, you can't beat a NAS. I use one for backing up OS drive images, personal data, and backup plans.
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  5. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 401
    Windows 10 Pro
       05 Aug 2015 #5

    Frequently create images from your important drives (system, multimedia file...) using a renown backup solution (Macrium, Paragon...). I do this approx. once a week. Plus I have daily synch jobs (using PureSync) to synch my most important files to my NAS (music collection, pictures...). And there is another external hard disc in a drawer at my office that I take home once a month to backup my most important data (music collection, pictures collection with pictures of the little girl of my wife...). This way my most important data would even survive a catastrophic event like a fire or a flood. This way I feel pretty save because I know I would be able to restore my data under almost any circumstances.
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  6. Joined : Nov 2013
    Land of 10,000 lakes
    Posts : 10,346
    W10 Pro, W10 Home
       05 Aug 2015 #6

    +1 for Macrium Reflect. I find it easy to use and it works great with Windows 10.
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  7. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 196
    windows 10 (x64)
       05 Aug 2015 #7

    I also use Macrium reflect free.
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  8. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 84
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       05 Aug 2015 #8

    Using Macrium Reflect and saving the images onto an external hard drive is the way I do it.
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  9. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 86
    Windows 10 Pro
       05 Aug 2015 #9

    EaseUS ToDo Backup Free is a good option. I used it on my dad's system to restore his 8.1 system due to a boot error. The restore function worked great. Though, it did take a few hours to restore to his SSD drive since you have to tick "Optimize for SSD" which of course takes longer to restore. It worked after this was done.
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  10.    05 Aug 2015 #10

    I use Uranium Backup for file backups.
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