System Recovery Plug-in
The System Recovery plug-in allows saving an image of a whole system as a VHD file. User can open this file later for browsing its content, use it as an image for a VirtualBox machine, or just restore it as a whole. It allows backing up a system from inside without stopping it.
A user must have an administrative privileges on the system assigned to backup, to grant Handy Backup a full access to an entire system data.
Backing up a System Image
To save a copy of your system using the System Recovery plug-in, please follow the instruction below:
Restoring a System Recovery Image
To restore a system drive from backup with this tool, please follow the next steps:
To restore a system from your VHD file to a different drive, this drive must have at least a storage capacity of an original drive, or more.
Using VHD Files
The two ways to use a VHD image file besides its complete restoration are the next methods:
Both of these methods are not parts of Handy Backup. Please see the next chapter about implementing these ways: Using a VHD Drive Image without Restoring It.
Related page: Backup and Recovery Solution