Installing and using AOMEI Backupper Standard

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AOMEI's backup support software that allows you to use the main backup functions and schedule functions for free

AOMEI BACKUPPER STANDARD Is a software vendor in Hong Kong AOMEI International Network Limited Is developing a multi-functional Free backup softwareIt's free, but you'll get access to key backup features and schedules, as well as technical support (weekdays only), which is rare for the free version.

System requirements

Version 6 Currently

OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7/8/10/11

A writable optical drive is required to create bootable media.

Where to get the software

AOMEI Backupper Standard Official Download Page

Install AOMEI Backupper Standard

AOMEI Backupper Standard does not include adware or spyware that security software detects, but AOMEI Backupper ads appear in notifications when the app launches.

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Click "Free Download" on the AOMEI Backupper Standard download page.

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Launch the downloaded installer, and when the User Account Control message is displayed, click "Yes" to allow it.

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Since the language selection screen is displayed Japanese "OK" with is selected.

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"Skip" to use the free version of AOMEI Backupper.

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If there is no problem with the license agreement, click "Install Now".

The installation destination is path Can be changed from.

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After the installation is complete, click "Experience Now".

User experience improvement plan Is to send the usage status anonymously, so if you want to refuse it, uncheck it and disable it.

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Since the advertisement is displayed at the first startup Never display again Check to close.

Creating bootable discs

Create an emergency boot disk that can access your system backup files in case Windows does not boot.

Since the boot media to be created is about 400MB in size, a CD-R can also be used, and a blank disk is inserted in a writable optical drive, or a USB memory that can be formatted is connected to the PC.

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From the left sidebar of the home screen tool Select Creating bootable media open.

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Windows PE Select andDownload WinPE creation environment from the Internet Check "Next".

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When using a USB memory USB boot device After selecting, specify the USB memory set in the PC and click "Next".

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Check the dialog and click "Yes" to start creating the boot media.

Startup test

Test the operation of the created boot media.

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Call the boot menu on your PC and specify the boot media.

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AOMEI Backupper The test is complete when is started.

If you want to restore it, go to the left sidebar 復 元 Specify the system backup file from and execute.
If the boot disk does not boot normally,ISO file Export Rufus Write to the USB memory with.

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Installing and using Rufus

Free software to create a USB memory boot drive Rufus is an open source USB boot drive creation software developed by Pete Batard, which is an OS disk image file (.iso […]].

How to use AOMEI Backupper Standard

The free version of AOMEI Backupper Standard System backup and restore-Data file backup and restore-File sync Functions such as are available, and the backup file has an extension .adi It is saved as an image file of.

See below for backup
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Windows backup settings and restore method

Differences in the backup functions implemented by Windows and how to set them Windows has a practical backup function that can roll back system and user files in preparation for unforeseen circumstances.

backup

For backup System backup-File backup-Disk backup And when you run the backup task Is added as.

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The backup file is Basic disc Can only be saved in Dynamic discCannot be saved in.

In the backup menu One Key Recovery Is a separate product and must be used separately One Key Recovery Needs to be installed.
System backup

System backup includes partitions required for Windows to operate, such as Windows and applications.

Restoring using a system backup file rolls back the PC environment to the state of the backup file.

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System backup is on the left sidebar backup から System backup choose.

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Specify the save destination of the backup file.

It is recommended to save to a drive other than C drive in case you cannot access C drive.

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The task name is set automatically,復 元 Make it a descriptive name when you do.

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Click "Start" to start the backup process.

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The backup settings are fine by default, but if necessary Options Can be changed with.

Schedule

If you want to schedule a backup Schedule から Automatic backup To enable.

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Enable automatic backup When is enabled, the schedule can be set.

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System backup Incremental backup Is the default, and you can change the backup method in the scheme.

Incremental scheme
After one full backup, only the changed part is backed up, and when restoring to the latest backup, all backup files including the full backup are required, but the backup time and file size There is a merit that can save.
Full backup
Restoration is possible with a single file because the entire system drive is backed up each time, but the backup time and size will increase.
Diff scheme (not available in free version)

In order to back up the changed part for one full backup and full backup, restore with two data, full back file and differential backup.
Backups take longer than incremental backups, but they require fewer files to restore, reducing the risk of a restore.
In the free version, the function to delete the backup file after the setting period cannot be used, so be careful about the free space of the save destination when scheduling the backup.

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If you have set a schedule, select a menu from the list of "Start" buttons.

Automatic cleanup (paid feature)

Automatic cleanup Is paid AOMEI BACKUPPER PRO You can set the automatic deletion of backup files with the functions available in.

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Enable automatic backup cleanup When enabled, allows you to select and configure cleanup methods.

With a cleanup method Depending on the number If you select グループ If you set the number of backups to keep in the incremental backup scheme to 3 Full backup 1 + increment 1 + increment 2  Becomes one group and the next group ( Full backup 2 + increment 3 + increment 4  ) Is generated Full backup 1 + increment 1 + increment 2  Group is automatically deleted.
File backup

File backup Backs up the specified folders and files as image files.

File backup Restore by fileYes, if you back up regularly on a schedule File generation management is possible.

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System backup is on the left sidebar backup から File backup choose.

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Set the task nameAdd folder / Add file Specify the item to be backed up from.

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From the list Folder / file Select, specify the items to be backed up, and then set the backup destination.

Multiple items to be backed up can be registered, and a backup schedule can be set as needed.
Disk backup

Disk backup Backs up the entire disk, including information such as SSD / HDD partitions implemented by the PC.

Standard can back up Basic discOnlyDynamic discIs not supported.

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Disk backup is on the left sidebar backup から Disk backup choose.

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Set the task name and click "Add Disk".

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Disc selection screen Select the disk you want to back up from and click "Add".

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Multiple disks can be selected.

Set a backup schedule as needed.
Partition backup

Partition backup Backs up in units of drives created on the disk.

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Partition backup is on the left sidebar backup から Partition backup choose.

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Set the task name and click "Add Partition".

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Multiple partitions (drives) can be specified as with disk backup.

Sync

Sync Is specified Folder / file Is copied to another location, and the copied file can be used without restoration.

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On the left sidebar Sync から Basic sync choose.

In the free version Basic sync It can only be used, and folders deleted at the synchronization source will also be deleted at the save destination.

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Specify the folder to be synchronized.

In Standard Real-time synchronization Is not available, so depending on how often the folder changes Schedule Set the synchronization timing with.

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復 元 In the operation to extract the backed up image file, select the backup file and specify the extraction destination.

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On the left sidebar 復 元 から Select an image file Click and specify the backup file to extract.

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Restoration is a wizard format, and the settings will differ depending on the selected task, but the basics are Specifying the data to restore と Specifying the destination to expand the restored data become.

Restore system backup

Restoring a system backup differs depending on whether you want to restore to an existing system drive or to another disk. If you want to restore to an existing system drive, you need to restart.

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System backup overwrites the current system drive by default.

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When restoring a system backup to an existing disk, it cannot be overwritten if Windows is running, soReboot, switch to AOMEI WinPE environment and continue operation Enable "Yes".

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When you restart Windows PE After booting, AOMEI Backupper Standard will boot automatically and the restore process will start.

No operation is required as all restoration processing is performed automatically.

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When the process is completed, a restart message will appear, so click "OK".

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When you restart, it is restored including the installed application.

Restore to another disk

System backup files can be restored to a destination other than the existing system disk.

If the restore destination disk is in an unallocated state, the restore destination disk can be used as a boot disk, but if you want to port it to another computer, you will be charged. System clone Need to be processed in.

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If you want to deploy to another location, check "Restore system to another location".

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A list of disks installed on the PC is displayed, so specify the partition to restore to.

Restore disk backup

Restoring a disk backup restores the backup file to the specified disk.

MBR disk backups can also be restored to GPT format disks, but if disk format conversion is required, pre-restore conversion is recommended.

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If you are backing up multiple disks, select the disk you want to restore.

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Specify the restore destination disk.

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A confirmation message will be displayed confirming that the data on the restore destination disk will be erased, and clicking "Yes" will start the restore.

Restore data backup

Data backup can be restored by specifying any file from the backed up image file.

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After selecting any backup file from the list of dates, you can expand the backup file in a tree, so check the folder / file you want to restore.

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Restore to original location The selected item is rolled back to the backup dataRestore to new location Restores the backup file to any location, leaving the source.

clone

clone Is a function to duplicate to other disks connected to the PC, including the partition configuration of the disk, and cloning is possible if the disk size of the target disk is larger than the capacity of the clone source disk.

The free version does not support cloning system disks.

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On the left sidebar clone Select the module to use from.

Disk clone
Duplicate the specified disk to the target disk.
Partition clone
Duplicate the specified partition / volume to any location.

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Select the disk / partition to duplicate.

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Select the destination disk / partition.

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Check the dialog and click "Yes".

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If the target disk is SSD SSD 4K alignment Enable and "Start".

How to buy AOMEI Backupper Pro

AOMEI BACKUPPER PRO Can be upgraded to a new version for free Permanent license Is provided, and payment is made using Clever Bridge, which is a German payment agency service and also has a Japanese corporation.

AOMEI Backupper Pro purchase page 

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For personal use Professional Select a version.

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After confirming the product and price on the purchase page, enter the required items.

The payment method is Convenience store settlement-Credit card-PayPalIs available.

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When the authentication of payment information is completed, the final confirmation screen will appear, so click "Buy now".

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When the payment is completed, the product key will be displayed at the same time as the order number, so copy it.

The product key is also included in the body of the email sent to the registered email address.

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"Register" from the menu of AOMEI Backupper Standard.

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Paste the copied product key and click "Register".

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Upgrade completed.

License migration

PurchasedThe license is tied to the identification number of the activated PCTherefore, if it is the same PC, the license will be recognized even if you repeat installation and uninstallation.License registration is rejected when the PC is replaced, Windows is replaced, or the motherboard is replaced..

If you want to transfer your purchased license to another PC,order number-Name-Registered email address Please include the information at the time of license purchase in the email AOMEI support If you contact (Japanese support), they will respond.

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