How to Create a Image Backup in Windows 8.1

To perform a backup of the content stored on your computer, you can work in different ways – one example is to save your important documents on USB drives and even CDs or an external HD. It turns out that there is another feature that is offered by the system itself Windows .

We’re talking image for backup. If you do not know what that means, here’s a short explanation: Using this tool, you create a sort of duplicate “image” of the current situation of your operating system. Thus, to apply this backup, the software returns to exactly what was at the time of recording.

How to Create a Backup Image in Windows 8.1

This type of technique, so to speak, is not preferred by many people for the simple fact that it works with any operating system, being unable to save changes to only one folder, for example. However, it works very satisfactorily in case of accidents, serving as collateral to recover your data.

The problem is that this feature changed in place upgrade of Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 . Thinking about it, Tecmundo prepared this little tutorial for you to learn how to turn the backup image on your computer.

All right in a few clicks

The first step is quite simple: all you need to do is open the Charm Bar then use the research area (covering all areas of the system) and search for the term “File History” – click the consistent result with the folder, and not with the settings.

On the new page that opens, select the “Backup System Image” option, positioned in the lower left corner of your screen (and you should click this option, as shown in the screenshot below). Following these two steps, the system will automatically create a backup and you do not need to worry about it.