Macrium Reflect is a program that offers external backup capabilities. It worked very well for us, but novice users might be a little lost with some of the
Macrium Reflect is a backup and disk imaging solution for Vista, XP, 7/8/10 and Server 2003/2008/2012/R2. Reflect can backup files and folders into a compressed mountable archive file or you're entire PC into a single image. Using this image you can restore the entire disk, partition or individual files and folders. You can create full, differential and incremental images to optimize backup speed and disk space requirements. Images can be stored on local or network drives, CD or DVD media, and removable drives connected using USB or Fire Wire. In the event of a total loss of the Windows operating system your PC can be started using the Reflect recovery CD.
Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8/10