Quick Way to Backup PC to NetGear ReadyNAS in Windows 10/8/7

Posted by @Cody

October 27, 2016

Learn how to backup PC to Netgear ReadyNAS network storage in a very simple and fast way step by step.

Use Netgear ReadyNAS for backup

Netgear ReadyNAS is largely used as a network storage device. As you may know, Network Attached Storage (NAS) is a very good solution for saving backups for a couple of reasons. It provides large storage space and excellent data transfer speed, it can be accessed by many users, and it will not be affected when your computer has a problem. As you know, the importance of always having a backup can never be addressed more. Therefore, you can backup PC to Netgear ReadyNAS in case any unexpected issues that may cause data loss.

You need a backup program

Windows built-in backup tool is great for regular backups, but for network backup, it is highly recommended to use a professional ReadyNAS backup software. AOMEI Backupper can do a great job to backup PC to ReadyNAS in Windows 10/8/7. It provides System Backup, Disk Backup, Partition Backup, and File Backup. It brings scheduled/automatic backup that can be followed with incremental backup or differential backup. It offers bootable media and AOMEI PXE tool to restore computer when it is unbootable. What’s more, the system backup created with AOMEI Backupper can also be restored to another computer with dissimilar hardware.

How to backup Windows PC to ReadyNAS

As mentioned, AOMEI Backupper can performan 4 types of backup. Since system backup is mostly used by users, then system backup shall be taken as an example. After setting up the ReadyNAS, you can follow the simple steps below to create a system backup to NAS.

Step1. Download and run this software. Click “New Backup” or “Backup” tab, and select “System Backup”.

System Backup

Step2. For system backup, the required partition(s) for a system restore will be automatically included in “Step 1”, and you just need to select the ReadyNAS as the destination location in “Step2”.

Share NAS

Step3. In a pop-up window, select “Share/NAS” and enter the address of the ReadyNAS device.

Add Share or NAS

Step4. Then back to the System Backup screen, click “Start Backup” to run the backup.

Start Backup

You can also set up an email notification to notify you when the backup is complete using the Backup Options button down there. Besides the ability to backup PC to Netgear ReadyNAS, AOMEI Backupper also provides cloning functions that allows you to clone large hard drive to smaller SSD without the need to reinstall Windows, and Explore Image which enables you to view the files in the backup without restoring it.