@LinuxLoverForever saddly timeshift will not cover all my needs.
@fhdk as @Citroen said i use an external usb stick, the same i always used with the same version of clonezilla, and i have used it to make about 15 clones so far, of many drives and OSes.
(and these are high-end devices)
my clonezilla usb can clone anything, except manjaro or any manjaro flavor… whats up with that ?
my drive is not encrypted, or has any crazy setup.
the problems started after i used manjaro, manjaro deepin and any other distro after that. i have reverted back to windows 10, scaned my drive, wiped it clean and made a fresh install of manjaro kde, and i still cannot clone it…