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Microsoft Windows Vista Management and Administration by Scott Chimner, James Walker, Andrew Abbate

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Chapter 13. Using the Complete PC Backup Utility

What Is Complete PC Backup Utility?

The Complete PC Backup Utility is a new utility that ships with Windows Vista Business, Ultimate, and Enterprise editions that allows the user to initiate an image-level backup that contains all information contained on the system disk. Unlike the backup and restore functionality described in other chapters of this book, this type of backup allows you to restore an entire system to a new hard drive or even an entirely new computer. This style of backup is meant to be used as a form of disaster recovery where a major corruption or even a hardware failure could be recovered from. Previously only available in server operating systems or from third-party software ...

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