Bare metal backup in Win10/2016

sunhux used Ask the Experts™
In Win 7 & Win 2008 R2, I used to see/use the  Bare Metal backup which I
can restore everything in the event the entire OS or filesystem got corrupted.

Where can I find it in Win10 (or Win2016) : can't seem to locate it:
any screen shots will be appreciated.

if the feature is deprecated (think I saw somewhere that start Win10 Ver1709,
it'll be deprecated??) appreciated any portable freeware that
could do bare metal backups for Win10.
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Jason JohanknechtIT Manager

Not Freeware, but I recommend Acronis True Image home & Acronis Backup for Servers.
Bagaudin SatuevGlobal Community Evangelist
think I saw somewhere that start Win10 Ver1709,
it'll be deprecated??

You are correct. See here for more details.

Not Freeware, but I recommend Acronis True Image home & Acronis Backup for Servers.

Thanks for recommendation Jason! Indeed, our Acronis True Image would be ideal for Windows 10 and Acronis Backup 12.5 is more advanced solution for entire infrastructure not limited to just Windows OS family.

Sunhux, I shall also note that you can have a taste of Acronis True Image by trying a free edition which exists for almost any HDD/SSD brand except Samsung - these are limited to only cloning and full disk backup/restore, but the latter seems to be exactly what you need.
Aaron TomoskyDirector of Solutions Consulting
awhile back Veeam created a free product, it's gone through a few names, they currently call it "Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows FREE". Works great to a NAS. Just make sure you configure a password protected share, or else ransomware can find the NAS and encrypt your backups.
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It is still there in Windows 10 2019-02-12_21-56-58.png
Jason JohanknechtIT Manager

Yes, the backup and restore still exists.  I do use that for any systems that I don't deploy Acronis.
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We wrote an article about Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows FREE

Step by step tutorial with screenshots...

HOW TO: Perform a Physical to Virtual (P2V) Conversion the easy way from a computer backup (image).


i do hv an old version of Acronis TrueImage bootable fr CD just that needed something that can take an image backup without rebooting;  thanks for the Veeam.

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