Backing up files on computer sure is an important thing to do. If you don’t want to lose your important files, this is something you should concern about the most. Actually, there are many backup tools you can try. However, image backups should be considered for it can completely restore the system back to when it was backed up. It is pretty useful in creating a complete image of a system at one point in time.


Restoring Backup through Control Panel Need to be known first, the first way here can only apply to Windows 7 only. Since the same option does not appear or seems to be removed in Windows 8, 8.1, and 10. If you are the user of Windows 7, this is one of the ways you can try to restore your backup. Here, you will restore it through control panel. You don’t have to worry for it is a piece of cake to follow this way. Here are the steps you need to follow.

  • Open Control Panel
  • Locate Backup and Restore in System and Security
  • Click on Recover System Settings at the bottom•
  • Click on Advanced Recovery Methods after that
  • Click on Use a System Image to Recover Your Computer

After you are done with the last step, you should be able to restore your backup successfully. It is pretty easy way to follow, isn’t it? If you are Windows 7 users, you can try this easy way first although there are indeed many other ways to follow.

Restoring Backup with Recovery Drive The second way here works for Windows 7, 8.1, and 10. If the first way does not work on your computer, you can try this as its alternative. Not to mention, it is meant for other Windows systems aside from Windows 7 after all. When you can’t boot Windows or Windows is not installed on the PC, you can always go with this way to restore your backup. So, here we go.

  • Create Recovery Drive and insert it to your PC
  • Boot from that Recovery Drive
  • Select Advanced Options
  • Click on System Image Recovery

These are all the only steps you will have to do to restore backup with recovery drive. Since it is meant for Windows 7, 8.1, and 10, it is quite convenient way to choose for all users of Windows system. If you are interested in it, you should try to restore your backup with it.