Backup and Restore Windows 8 apps
Posted: February 14, 2013 at 10:07 am
Windows 8 ships with a set of new backup and restoration tool like the refresh/reset option that let you keep settings that would be lost if you’d install the operating system a new on the PC. Sometimes though a refresh may be overkill as it is not keeping all data that has previously been installed on the system. A refresh won’t restore apps that you have installed for instance.
There is also a situation where you need to reinstall Windows but do not want to lose your installed app data and settings in the process. That’s where Windows 8 Apps Data Backup comes into play. It is a freeware program for Windows 8 that you can use to backup data from some or all applications to the local system.