Xopero application allows the user to backup entire physical computer disk by HDD Image backup. With this feature, if operating system fails, it is possibly to quickly restore without having to select a folders to backup and the launch of a virtual machine based on the whole image of the physical disk.
To create a HDD Image backup set, you need to open Xopero and run the Backup set, wizard by clicking on New backup set button in My backup sets tab.
In the What you want to backup? field, you need to choose Drive image from the drop-down list. Remember to set the name for this backup set.
HDD image backup
Smart Image Backup option is dedicated for the drives with operating systems installed, it will allow you to restore all backup data to another computer using only pendrive or you can also restore your backup as a virtual machine in Smart Recovery function.
Partition Backup dedicated for drives, which doesn't contain OS, but only data, it makes image of one or more partitions and it lets you recover it all.
To create HDD image backup set, choose the type of backup and then decide, which disk/partitions will be included in it.
HDD Image Backup is available for Windows 7 systems and higher. In the current version of application only full system image will be always executed
If user is using custom encryption key and would like to use the Smart Recovery feature in the future, then he should disable encryption process in the Advanced settings of the project.
Performing HDD Image backup start from preparing data to send in initialization process. At this time VSC shutter is created, it ensures consistency of data, which is copied from hard disk in backup process.
Backup project can be started manually by user or automatically, according to defined schedule.