Full Disk Backup

Full System Backup Using NovaBackup 19.1 – Unofficial Guide

NovaBackup comes with system image backup feature. You can use this tool to create backup of your Windows system on the fly. This means, you don’t have to shut down your computer while the system image creation in progress. NovaBackup utilize new technology to do the full system image. This article will show you how to do full system backup using NovaBackup 19.1. It’s a simple and easy guide to NovaBackup.

If you haven’t installed NovaBackup, please visit this post below to download NovaBackup 19.1. You can try the 15 days trial to get NovaBackup 19.1 Full Version features.

Steps to Create Full System Image on NovaBackup

Open NovaBackup

From the main window, click Image Backup.

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Now click Image Backup Schedule and click next

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On the next page, select Full to create our first full system backup. After we have a full backup, we can then create differential or incremental backup.

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Now select which physical drives for Image Backup. Your disks will be visible on this page.

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Next, specify where you want to save the backup

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Here you can change some scheduling options.

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Click Finish when done. Now we have a new Image Backup job created successfully. We can then run the backup process. Go to Schedule tab and you will see all your backup schedule there. You can run the job immediately if you want.

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Backup in progress. This will take some times to complete.

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Make sure the backup end successfully

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How to Restore from Image Backup

In order to restor your system from an Image backup to your currently active partition, you need to boot your computer using boot disk. First, create a boot disk.

Click Image Backup from main menu and then select Launch Image Backup tool for Backup/Restore/Boot CD Creation.

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Click Next and the Image Backup window will open up. Click Boot Disk to open Image Backup boot disk creation wizard.

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To start the boot image creation, click Create button

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Next, you can directly burn the ISO image to your CD/DVD media. Optionally, you can just create ISO file.

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The ISO usually will be saved inside: C:\ProgramData\TempDR\DRBackup5A9BB404\DRBoot.iso

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Now, boot your computer using the ISO or bootable CD/DVD. Upon reboot, you will see NovaBackup restore window open up. Click Next

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Now browse to the backup file (.ndf).

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Double check the source and destination disk on this window. Click Next to continue. The actual restoration process will start.

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That’s it. Thanks for reading this article to create Full Image Backup using NovaBackup. See you.

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