How to backup and restore Windows 7 for free with Hasleo Backup Suite Free?

March 7, 2022, Posted by Admin to Free Windows Backup Software

Introduction to Windows 7

Windows 7 is currently Microsoft's most successful operating system, it is a desktop operating system released on October 22, 2009, the kernel version number is Windows NT 6.1. Quick and easy to use is a highlight of Windows 7, it does a great job in terms of stability and compatibility, and it performs significantly better than other operating systems in the gaming space. As soon as Windows 7 was released, it affected all aspects of all walks of life, even if Microsoft has stopped supporting security updates for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020, but the influence of Windows 7 can not be ignored so far, because there are still many users who still use Windows 7 in their lives and work. Some users may have switched to Windows 10, but Windows 7, the legendary Windows operating system, will be remembered forever.

Best Free Windows Backup Software for Windows 7 - Hasleo Backup Suite

As a a professional Windows backup software, Hasleo Backup Suite Free provides the following features:

✦ Full, incremental and differential backup modes are supported

✦ Compress, encrypt, split and merge backup image files

Automatically back up Windows, disks and partitions with a backup plan

✦ Automatically merge backup images with image retention policy to save storage space

✦ Email notification of backup task execution status

✦ Restore an MBR disk to GPT disk or restore a GPT disk to MBR disk

✦ And more...

There are a lot of Windows backup software on the market, and you usually have to pay an expensive fee to use them, Hasleo Backup Suite provides the same features and it is free, I have to say that Hasleo Backup Suite is Best Free Windows Backup Software for Windows 7. If you're still using Windows 7 and looking for a backup software that can be used to backup and restore Windows 7, don't hesitate to try Hasleo Backup Suite.

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Now download Hasleo Backup Suite Free to back up your Windows 7 for free, and it is recommended that you create a bootable WinPE emergency recovery disk to restore Windows 10 when needed.

 

Tutorial to backup Windows 7 for free with Hasleo Backup Suite Free.

Step 1. Install and run Hasleo Backup Suite Free, click "Backup" button in the navigation bar, then click "System Backup" button in the operation area.

click system backup
 

Step 2. Hasleo Backup Suite Free will automatically select all partitions that need to be backed up for Windows operating system backup. You only need to modify the task name, description, destination and backup options according to your needs, and then click the "Proceed" button.

Modify Windows system parameters
 

* Task name: Specify a task name so that you can quickly find and manage the backup task.
* Description: Briefly describe the purpose of the task and other information.
* Destination: The destination path where the backup image files will be stored, modify it by clicking the folder icon.
* Backup options: Advanced backup settings. For more details, please refer to Backup options.
* Backup schedule: Set up a backup schedule to automatically perform the backup task on a regular basis. For more details, please refer to Backup schedule.

Step 3. After clicking the "Proceed" button, Hasleo Backup Suite Free starts backing up the Windows operating system to the storage path you specify. Please note that the backup time is related to the size of the data that needs to be backed up, so please be patient.

Windows system backup progress

* If you don't want to wait until the operation is finished, please check the "Shut down the computer when the operation is completed" checkbox.

 

Tutorial to restore Windows 7 for free with Hasleo Backup Suite Free.

Step 1. Click "Home" button in the navigation bar, then click the "Actions" => "Restore" button on the system backup task you want to restore.

perform restore from system backup task

Step 2. Select the backup version you want to restore, then click the "Next" button.

system restore select backup version
 

* If you want to restore the entire operating system, please choose "System mode" in the upper right corner. If you only need to restore one of the partitions, please choose "Partition mode". Please note that we do not guarantee that Windows can work normally after recovering the Windows partition separately in "Partition mode".

Step 3. Select the destination disk you want to restore the Windows operating system to, then click "Next".

system restore select destination disk

* The Restore to original location option can help you restore the Windows operating system to its original location on the original disk and ensure that other partitions on the disk will not be destroyed. Please note that this option is only available in "System mode".

* The Keep partition layout option can ensure that the partition layout of the destination disk is exactly the same as the source disk after the cloning operation is completed. Please note that this option is only available in "System mode".

Step 4. Adjust the size and location of the partitions according to your needs, then click "Proceed". A warning message may pop up to tell you that all data on the destination drive will be destroyed, click the "Yes" to continue if you do not have important data on the destination disk.

system restore adjust partitions

* Disk alignment:

  1. 1M (Recommended): 1M alignment is a subset of 4K alignment, and partitions aligned by 1M are always 4K alignment, so it can help you get the best performance of an SSD. In Windows Vista and later OSs, partitions created using Windows Disk Management always aligned by 1M bytes, regardless of whether the disk is an SSD.
  2. 4K: Ensure that the start sector of each destination partition is always aligned by 4K bytes, which is very important for the best performance of an SSD.
  3. Cylinder: Ensure that the start sector of each destination partition always starts at the beginning of a cylinder. Windows XP and previous OSs use this alignment mode.
  4. None: The start sector of each destination partition is not aligned.

* The Sector by sector restore partition option enables you to restore the content in backup image to destination partition sector by sector.

Step 5. Hasleo Backup Suite Free began restoring the Windows operating system to the destination disk. Please note that the time required for restore operation is related to the size of the data that needs to be restored, so please be patient.

system restore progress

* If you don't want to wait until the operation is finished, please check the "Shut down the computer when the operation is completed" checkbox.

Conclusion

Hasleo Backup Suite Free is a a free Windows backup software, it is simple and easy to use, you only need a few clicks to complete the backup and restore of the Windows 7 operating system. And as a professional Windows backup software, you can also use Hasleo Backup Suite to backup and restore Windows 10, 11 and Windows server operating systems.

In addition, Hasleo Backup Suite Free is also a professional disk cloning software, you can use it to clone Windows operating system, disk and partition.