This article will introduce you to an amazing Windows alternative to Carbon Copy Cloner. Any suggestions are welcome. In Carbon Copy Cloner, you can backup either a whole drive or part of the drive to an external hard drive at a scheduled time of your choosing hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, etc. With CCC you can create bootable backups and boot from your backup if the disaster strikes your hard disk.
Users running Yosemite If you are having trouble downloading CCC from the link above, try this alternate download location.