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How to do a System Backup in Windows8

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Trying to do a simple backup of the operating system, as the new PCs don't come with install or recovery disks. Cannot figure out how! tried burning to DVD, but every other disk showed errors, and it was going to take something like 8 or 9 DVDs.

What do I have to do to back up the OS? I dont believe in simply backing up to a partitioned sector of the hard drive, as a disk crash makes that useless.

posted Sep 4, 2013 by Sheetal Chauhan

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Take a look here:

http://goo.gl/LUovd
http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2012/12/using-windows-8s-hidden-backup-to-clone-and-recover-your-whole-pc/

You might also want to investigate drive imaging software such as Acronis True Image.

answer Sep 4, 2013 by Jagan Mishra
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