What now? Well you shouldn’t worry, it’s still possible to run the System Image Backup tool in Windows 8.1 automatically, but it involves using Windows PowerShell to create a task in the Task Scheduler which will run at a time you specify. Follow the instructions below to learn more:

How to schedule an image backup on Windows 8.1

Finally, if you want to double-check whether or not the task has been fully created. Go to the Start screen, do a search for Task Scheduler, expand the Task Scheduler Library, and on the list from the right, you should be able to see the task. This is also a good place to visit and troubleshoot the task if it isn’t running correctly. Syntax: Example: Or type the following command to create a full backup of Windows 8.1 weekly and press Enter: Syntax: Example: All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.