windows-server-2003

Performing a System State Backup in Windows Server 2003


Follow the instructions below to perform a system state backup in Windows Server 2003. We realize this is an old operating system, but there are a lot of companies (including clients I have recently worked with) still using Windows Server 2003.

System State Backup

Step 1

Go to the Start menu > Accessories > System Tools > Backup.

windows-server-2003-backup

Step 2

Click on the hyperlink called “Advanced Mode.”

backup-advanced-mode

Step 3

Click on Tools > Backup Wizard.

backup-wizard

Step 4

Click Next.

backup-wizard-next

Step 5

Select “Only back up the System State data” and click Next.

system-state-data

Step 6

Choose your backup destination, name your backup file, and click Next.

backup-destination

Step 7

Click on the “Finish” button.

backup-finished

Step 8

You will see the backup progress go for a few minutes and then you will want to verify that your backup file exists.

backup-progress

backup-complete

backup-file


You may also like:

How to Create a System Image Backup on Windows 10 Today we are going to show you how to make system image backup on Windows 10. And this is a bit different than a system restore point. It’s actually a...
How To Use Windows 10 File History Feature Hello guys! In this article we will show you how to use Windows 10 file history. File history in Windows 10 has the same concept as the previous versi...
How to Manage Backups using PowerShell Quite often there is a situation when the backup is performed on Windows Server by using standard tools. Of course, the size of network folder is limi...
How to backup WSUS database The Software Update Point (SUP) role in System Center Configuration Manager is closely related and dependent on Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)....
How to Backup and Restore Group Policy Objects Group policies have an important role in the Active Directory domain management, their damage or accidental deletion can lead to unpredictable results...
READ ALSO  Uninstall Dell Backup and Recovery Manager