Xopero application by HDD Image backup allows the user to backup entire physical computer disk. 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.
Creating Backup set
In order 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 Advanced copy and then HDD image from the dropdown list. Name this backup set.
HDD image backup
In order to create HDD Image backup, in field HDD Image select a physical disk which backup you would like to perform. For example, at the screenshot above, there are two options Hard disk 0 and Hard disk 1.
|Backup HDD Image is available for Windows 7 systems and higher. In the current version of application only full system image will be always executed.|
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.
Backup HDD Image may be restored at any moment to users computer. In order to do it in Xopero agent, open Restore tab and find catalog DiskImage at displayed list of files.
At next step select catalog correct to your computer name or choose specified files, which you want to restore.
After clicking Restore selected button File restore settings window will be displayed, where you have to select path to restore data and also define application behavior, in case if restored file exist in the indicated location. Data restore will start by pressing OK.