Can IDrive backup a drive image?

Using the IDrive desktop application you can create drive / system image backup of your system drives. Quickly restore the disk image data to the local computer or to any external drive.

How do I restore an image from a network drive?


  1. Recover File History. Open the Start menu and open “Settings”. Click “Update & security”. Click “Backup” > “More options”. Click “Restore files from a current backup”.
  2. Recover a system image file. Open the Start menu and open “Settings”. Click “Update & security”. Click “Recovery” > “Restart now”.

How do you backup a network drive to an external drive?

Easy Steps to Backup NAS to External Hard Drive

  1. In Windows 7 and Windows 8:
  2. Select Backup -> File Backup.
  3. Click Add File or Add Folder according to your needs.
  4. Select Share/NAS -> Add Network Location in the pop-up window.
  5. Click to choose the external hard drive as destination path and click Start Backup.

How do I backup a disk image?

Open the System Backup Image Tool. In Windows 10, head to Control Panel > Backup and Restore (Windows 7) > Create a System Image. Choose where you want to save the backup image. Select the drives to back up….

  1. Step One: Open System Image Backup.
  2. Step Two: Create a System Image Backup.
  3. Step Three: Create a System Repair Disc.

How do I backup my photos to C drive?

How to create a backup with system image tool on Windows 10

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Click on Update & Security.
  3. Click on Backup.
  4. Under the “Looking for an older backup?” section, click the Go to Backup and Restore (Windows 7) option.
  5. Click the Create a system image option from the left pane.
  6. Select the On a hard disk option.

How do I restore a Windows image backup to another drive?

Restore files from a file backup after restoring your computer from a system image backup

  1. Select the Start button, then select Control Panel > System and Maintenance >Backup and Restore.
  2. Choose Select another backup to restore files from.

How do I create a system image from a network location?

I browse to Control Panel > File History > System Image Backup > Create a System Image > On a network location > Browse. Then within the image backup window, I browse to the network location where I want the system image saved and enter credentials.

What is a disk image backup?

With disk image backups, the software takes an image of the entire hard disk. This lets you restore the entire system to another computer, including the operating system, applications, browser history, preferences, settings, bookmarks, device drivers, and all of the files you created and downloaded.

Can you backup a network drive?

Why backup to NAS? Backup to network drive has several advantages over USB drives or Cloud storage. Unlike a USB drive, a NAS is “always on” – you don’t have to keep a physical device connected to the computer (and let’s face it, if it’s a laptop, you won’t keep the drive connected at all times).

How do I backup my network drive to an external hard drive Windows 10?

Use File History to back up to an external drive or network location. Select Start​ > Settings > Update & Security > Backup > Add a drive , and then choose an external drive or network location for your backups.

Is it good to back up images to network?

Network is a good place to store backup images when there is no much disk space on your local computer. Many backup tools supports backing up system to NAS and network, which makes network storage is more frequently used in backing up.

Where do I find my image backup on my computer?

However, you can manually select a specific image backup, selecting it from local drives or from a network path, as shown in the pictures below: If you chose to select a specific system image, the recovery tool will show a list of available image backups.

Can a Windows Backup be backed up to a NAS?

Many backup tools supports backing up system to NAS and network, which makes network storage is more frequently used in backing up. Restoring Windows backup images from network location saves time and effort to store backup images on intermediary device and connect it to computer.

Why is my Windows Image Backup not working?

Description: When you restore Windows image backup over network, after typing the network path of the saved image backup, you may get an error message reads: “An internal error occurred. The following information might help you resolve the error: The network location cannot be reached.