It’s important to make sure you take a backup of your computer on a regular basis so that in case something goes wrong, you can use the most recent backup to restore your computer to its previous state. In this step-by-step article, we will show you how to use a tool built into the Windows 10 operating system to create a complete system backup. Here are the Windows 10 backup steps;
How to Create a Full Backup in Windows 10?
Step 1: First, go to the Settings app on your computer. For this, you can press the Windows + I keys on your keyboard or search for the term “Settings” and click on the application from the search results.
Step 2: Now, click “Update & Security” in the Settings app.
Step 3: Select the “Backup” option from the left-hand menu and click the “Backup” button from the right-hand panel.
Step 4: Click on “Go to Backup and Restore”. This will open a new Control Panel window on your device.
Step 5: Click on “Create a system image” from the menu on the left, and then select the location where you want to save the image under “Where do you want to save the backup”. Once complete, click “Next”.
Step 6: You will now be asked to select the drivers you want to backup. After selecting the drivers, click the “Next” button.
Step 7: After everything is done, click “Start backup” to begin the process.
You will also receive a prompt to create a new system repair disc, which you can skip if your device does not have an optical disc drive.
Now, Windows 10 will be backing up and the timing will change depending on the amount of data on your system. The process takes place in the background and you can continue to use your computer.