Windows Backup to Network Share

October 23, 2019

Windows backup to network share can protect your data security and enable every user on the network attach to the backups. AOMEI Backupper can easily realize this service.

The definition of network share

In computing, network share is a computer resource made available from one host to other hosts on a computer network. It is a device or piece of information on a computer that can be remotely accessed from another computer, typically via a local area network or an enterprise intranet, transparently as if it were a resource in the local machine. Network share is made possible by inter-process communication over the network.

Why backup Windows to network share?

● One of the great risks is string all of your personal or business data on a computer. Computer weren’t built to last forever. If hard drive fails, you can reinstall your application, but you can not restore your system configuration and settings. So backup Windows is essential.

● Find a best place to store system backups is critical for everyone. We may consider several aspects. Such as, cost, convenience, volume and some other details. Network share is inexpensive and which can attached by each computer via a local network. And it can accommodate enough space for your backups.

The quick guide to Windows backup to network share

There are so many tools that you can use to backup Windows to network share. But which one is the best? We all know Windows has built-in backup utilities, meanwhile, we also have knowledge about it is not all-inclusive. Besides, its operation is a little complex. Another common way to backup Windows is using a backup software. A third-party backup software should offer the basic backup services on the first place. Secondly, it could have an intellectual interface so that even a new user can acquaint how to operate it. What attracts customers may be the price of backup software, it should be cost-effective. AOMEI Backupper is the best backup software which fully meets all the conditions mentioned above. AOMEI Backupper can do automatic backup, full backup, incremental and differential backups. And its easy to use stands out in the market. What means much to users is that you do not need pay for it.

Take Windows 7 for example, then let me show you the quick guide to Windows backup to network share.

Step1. Download AOMEI Backupper, install and launch it. Click System Backupunder the Backup option.

System Backup

Step2. It is default that backup C drive is to backup your Windows.

Default C

Step3. Click “Step2” to choose location. Select Share\NAS in the pop up dialogue.


Step4. And then click Add share or NAS devices to add your network share by filling in the blank with your network share information.

IP Address

Step5. Click Start Backup to start the backups. Click Finishwhen backup is done.


• Ensure you can attach to your network share, because it is the destination path for system backup.

• You can create a schedule task on your system backups so that the backups can keep the changes.