There is always the danger of losing allConfigured operating system along with all the settings, for example, due to a hard drive failure. On the other hand, when reinstalling the operating system, you always want to save your settings and do not waste time restoring them.
Fortunately, there are tools to do this.
To transfer data and settings from one versionOperating system to another, you can use the built-in Windows data transfer tool. It will transfer the settings and data, but will not transfer the programs, they will have to install themselves.
NTBackup saves user files and foldersIn the form of simple text files that can be edited with notepad. The program can make a complete image of your system and is able to notice changes in the hardware configuration.
COMODO Backup offers a full functional set of backup and file synchronization, is different in ease of configuration and at the same time is absolutely free.