Backup Windows 7 to Network Drive: What

Posted by @AOMEI

April 13, 2017

This article talks about how to backup Windows 7 to network drive with AOMEI Backupper Standard. As is known to all, computer system may suddenly crash without any warning. A good choice is to backup Windows 7 to network drive. So, how to do that is drawing more and more attention.

Why need to backup Windows 7?

Backing up computer system is an important part of maintaining the data on computer. Since Windows 7 is a widely used system, it should be regularly backed up. In fact, all kinds of data besides system such as audios, videos, texts, graphics or even applications should be backed up on a regular basis in case of computer crashes. A backup is something computer users can rely on. God knows when the hard drive crash would take place.

Fortunately, market provides people with various solutions. Among the multiple choices, free backup software is more popular to average users. AOMEI Backupper is right a free one and has a good performance.

Advantages of backup to network drive

Compared with USB flash disk, network drive has some advantages. Say, users can download files form another computer as long as they have uploaded via network drive. Another example, when sharing a file with friends, USB flash drive requires handing on from person to person, while network drive can effectively avoid this defect. As long as there is network connection, network drive can play a role to the greatest extend.

Concrete steps

AOMEI Backupper Standard is network backup freeware that is much easier, safer and faster to use. It is designed for average users and provides basic functions such as system/files/folders/disk/partition backup, system/files/disk/partition restore, disk/partition clone as well as some other features such as bootable rescue media creator. To achieve the goal of network drive backup, AOMEI Backupper Standard needs only several steps.

Step 1: Download AOMEI Backupper Standard. Install and run it. Click Backup in the main interface. Then choose System Backup. Step1 needs no operation because AOMEI Backupper has automatically chosen partition C for users. Here Step2 requires selecting another location as the destination path.

Windows 7 System Backup

Step 2: A smaller window pops-up. This time click Share/NAS to specify the target network.

Backup Windows 7 System to NAS

Step 3: Now fill in the blanks with accurate information. If the target network is encrypted, users should input the Username and Password altogether. Then, Start Backup and wait for the success.

Perform Windows 7 System Backup

To make a conclusion, backup Windows 7 with AOMEI Backupper is a wise choice because it is very easy to use even for green hand. Besides backup to network drive, AOMEI Backupper also has other features that can satisfy users various needs. It's a good backup assistant that deserves to be recommended.