By AOMEI / Last Updated December 25, 2014

What is a network drive?

A network drive is a computer storage device that is usually installed and operated over a local area network (LAN). It is a centralized location for users to access the data provided that they have right access level. Network drive provides the same data storage to the users who are on the network and access services as a standard disk drive. However, if the drive is on one of the networked computers, users will not be able to access the drive when that computer is turned off. Network drive makes it easier in storing and sharing files without using up computer resources. If the drive has enough capacity, it can also be used to back up all the computers on the network.

Necessity of file backup

If you think you are always lucky and will never suffer from data loss, you are already in the risk. Certainly, every computer users has the possibility of encountering system crash, hard drive fail as well as computer loss. And in general, you are supposed to create some new folders and store your favorite movies, fascinated music and a large bundle of photos with sweet memories respectively into them. If something does really happens, it is too late to regret not having any backup. What's worse, if you lose irreplaceable documents or files that related to your job, even crying is too late.

But things should be different if you have formed the habit of regular backup, especially backup your files to the network drive. But do you know how to backup your files from one network drive to another? It doesn't matter if your reply is no, since this article is going to give the answer.

Backup files from one to another network drive with AOMEI Backupper Pro

Step 1: Download AOMEI Backupper Professional Edition, install and run it. In the main interface choose Backup and File Backup. Here are two steps for users to complete. Step1 requires to add the target files or folders. Step2 needs the selection of the destination path.

File Backup

Step 2: In order to specify the target network, choose Share/NAS in this step.

Step 3: In this step, users are expected to input the accurate information. If the target network is encrypted, cancel the tick and fill in the blanks of Username and Password. Everything is ready now, and Start Backup.


In conclusion, AOMEI Backupper Professional is good software to reach the goal of backup files from one network drive to another. Also it has a fistful of other functions, aiming to ensure system and data are protected as well as can be restored rapidly in the event of disaster. Try AOMEI Backupper Professional.