By AOMEI / Last Updated June 6, 2016

Why backup Windows 10 to NAS

Computer failures caused by certain reasons are difficult to avoid. Data stores in your computer might be deleted, damaged or become inaccessible due to incorrect operation or hard disk corruption. And it is difficult to restore system data like configure, settings and some vital files. So backup your Windows 10 is essential, not optional.

But where to save your system backups? When considering a location for backups, we always take the safety as the first place. The place where you store your backups could ensure its safety. Besides, the location should enable you attach to the backups easily. A NAS device can meet all the demands mentioned above. NAS is a file-level computer data storage server connected to a computer network providing data access to a various group of clients. You can attach to your Windows 10 backups anywhere you have a connection to the network. And NAS has emerged as a powerful, proven technology for storing data that needs to be shared in the office or the home. So backup Windows 10 to NAS can be the best choice for your system backup.

How to automatically backup Windows 10 to NAS

After considering the backups location, we need to take backup tools into account. Sometimes we success not only depend on our diligent, but our tools we use to accomplish the task. A perfect backup software should have powerful backup function, easy to use interface, inexpensive cost. AOMEI Backupper is a backup software covers a standard range of backup services. And it has simple operation so that every users can acquaint quickly. What’s worth mentioned is that you can use AOMEI Backupper to backup without paying for it. Backing up Windows 10 to NAS is the best way to backup your system.

The following is the quick guide to automatically backup Windows 10 to NAS.

Step1. Download AOMEI Backupper, install and launch it. Select System Backup under the Backup option.


Step2. Input a Task Name for backups, and it is default that backup system is to backup C drive.


Step3. Click “Step2” and choose Share/NAS in the pop up interface.


Step4. Then Add share or NAS devices by inputting IP address, username and password of NAS.

IP Address

Step5. Check the Schedule box to set an automatic backup. There are three mode for your choice, choose the mode which best suits for your backups.


Step6. Click Start Backupto run the backup. Then click Finish to close the interface.


●Keep your network which can attach to your NAS run normally.

●If you want more backup function, you can use AOMEI Backupper Professional edition.

●You do need to in put username and password if you have checked the Anonymous box.