Bare Metal Restore for Windows 10, 8, 7 and Linux
Bare metal recovery allows bare metal disaster recovery onto once non-system drives, including new disks or completely new computers. Handy Backup can serve as perfect bare metal backup software, allowing recovering from files taken by the program with the dedicated Disaster Recovery tool.
When You Need for Bare Metal Restore?
Moving Your System or Data Drive to another Hardware
If you are replacing your hard disk or a whole machine to a roughly equivalent unit, you may feel a need to make bare metal backup Windows and then to transfer it onto this new hardware.
Restoring Your Drive after Some Disaster
If some mishap or trouble strikes your machine, and you are repairing or replacing a hard drive, make the bare metal recovery to reset all your data and settings into the place.
Cloning or Mirroring OS
Sometimes, this is a need to make some clones of your OS (for example, to multiply a pre-configured Ubuntu Linux onto many laptops). The bare metal recovery can help you there!
Windows Backup Bare Metal Recovery Considerations
Windows is a proprietary OS, and each copy of Windows tunes up itself to some hardware. Therefore, please take some considerations into account when performing Windows bare metal restoration:
The last statement can be crucial, as a typical Windows 10 bare metal backup (including all programs installed, user libraries and so on) can take from 50 to 200 GB and more, so always check out your storage drive capacity before attempting restoring an image!
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The advanced solution for expert users and pro-level workstations, the Professional edition contains a free option of using the Disaster Recovery for bare metal backup of Windows 10, 8, 7 and OS Linux!
How to Make Bare Metal Restore with the Disaster Recovery Tool?
Firstly, check that you have all you need to perform bare metal recovery.
Bare Metal Recovery Sequence
Load a target computer from a USB device containing the Disaster Recovery utility and your hard drive copy file. After booting up, you will see the Disaster Recovery desktop. Now please follow the next sequence of actions.
Video Titorial: Bare Metal Restore for Windows 10, 8, 7
This video tutorial will help you set up a backup of a Windows drive image using the Disk Handy Backup plug-in for disaster recovery!
Note: Instructions in this material suggest that you already have Handy Backup installed on your PC. If you still haven’t done so, don’t hesitate to download it
That is all! Regardless of your original OS, Windows 10 bare metal backup and recovery brings no differences with Windows 7 or Linux restoration. The Disaster Recovery utility can restore even such “alien” images as FreeBSD or Mac OS X, as it uses logical drive images instead of file systems.
If you want to try Disaster Recovery to perform bare metal restore of your OS or data drive, do not hesitate! Download and install Handy Backup just now – 30 days free trial with all functions!