Members from time to time with the situation faced by the computer when the operating system fails to boot or is unstable with constant errors and lockups.
The reasons for such a state can count set.
This is the result of incorrect installation of programs, and unsuccessfully selected driver, and the consequences of a virus attack or error of the user.
Quickly recover help from a prepared image of the operating system.
How to create a Windows 7 standard tools
If the computer is running Windows7, is to create a system image without installing additional software. You can use the service "Backup and Data Recovery".
To do this, you need to connect to a computerexternal drive, or USB flash drive formatted with NTFS, and then go to "Control Panel" and select the section "Backup and Restore". A dialog box opens in the left-hand side which you want to select the "Create a system image".
Now you have to answer the question of the system"Where should I save the file?". Use local hard not recommended. When viruses attack or illiterate user actions to restore the system from it is often not possible. It is better to choose a pre-connected to the computer external drive. You can also use DVD discs, but it is less convenient.
Under no circumstances can not edit the resulting archive copy. Any change in the data lead to the fact that the system will be impossible to recover from this backup file.
Now you need to select the drives that will bearchived. If the external disk has enough space, and you have a lot of free time, it is better to tick all local drives. Then you can be sure that all your data will be restored. Otherwise, choose to back up the system drive C.
In the next dialog box to confirmOnce selected click on "Archive". This will start the process of archiving systems and in motion you will see the dialog box, green Indicator "Save a file." It shows at what stage is the process.
When creating a system image to suitcompletion, the program will next be prompted to create a "recovery disc system." If you have not done it before, then you must accept and click "Yes". After all, if the operating system does not boot, then restore the created image will not be possible without this drive.
When the backup is finished, in the "Create a system image" window will notice "Backup completed successfully." Click "Close" to exit the program.
How to create an operating system image using Acronis True Image
Compared with the standard archiverapplication has advanced features. Run the program and click on the item in the main window "Create Archive". Now you need to select which disk partitions will be saved. To create a copy of the Windows, you need to click on "My Computer" menu and select the hard disk on which the operating system was installed. Typically, such a disk is drive C.
To the archives with the latest state of the operating system were always on hand in the program settings is recommended to set a schedule for automatic backup.
In the next dialog box is the description ofvarious archives that can be created by Acronis. Just check out the program offers and then click "Next". Now you need to specify the location to save the future of the archive. Take care of to create a folder for backup files is better in advance. As in the previous method, the optimal solution will archive recording on external media.
Next you need to select one of the archive types,described in the previous window. The best option is to "Create a full backup," because it is fully autonomous and does not depend on the other copies. In "Backup Options" dialog box, select the first option "Use Default Settings" and click "Next".
Over time you can accumulate different imagesWindows. For example, you can create an archive with drivers OSes or without drivers, a "clean" way or already installed the necessary software. Therefore, in the next step, make a description of the archive, so as not to confuse it with the other. Click "Next" and Acronis proceed to the assignment.