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Windows 7: Windows 7 back up over network - drive choice

23 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
Windows 7 back up over network - drive choice


Im trying to back up my Windows 7 laptop over my network to the back up drive on my Windows 7 desktop using the built in Windows back up tools.

Both machines are running Windows 7 Professional 32 bit, both are connected by lan cables to my home network.

The network is set up so I can share files & the printer between both machines fine

My desktop machine has 2 hard drives, 1 thats used as the system drive & the other that is just used for data back up.

Windows 7 back up over network - drive choice-drives.jpg

My desktop machine will back up to the G drive fine, It when I try & back up my laptop over the network it always wants to save on the system / C drive, it cant seem to find the back up drive / G.

Is there an easy way to get the laptop to back up to the Data back up G drive on my desktop machine? ? ?

Thanks in advance


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 Windows 7 back up over network - drive choice

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