System State Backup
System state backup is a copy of crucial OS components that are necessary for the successful operation of the system. If your system fails to start or function properly, you can recover the latest system state backup.
Windows system state backup contains the following:
- Windows System Registry
- Performance Counter Configuration information
- Component Services Class registration database
- Boot and system files, including those protected by Windows File Protection (WFP)
- The configuration of system-dependent Microsoft applications, such as Certificate Services, Active Directory, IIS etc.
- Windows Server 2008 R2 or higher.
Note: This type of backup is going to be deprecated!