Windows 10: Backup to an external drive.

Discus and support Backup to an external drive. in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; How do I connect my networked computer to my router connected usb hard drive for backing up my data?... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by wrecked(2), Aug 5, 2018.

  1. Backup to an external drive.


    How do I connect my networked computer to my router connected usb hard drive for backing up my data?

    :)
     
    wrecked(2), Aug 5, 2018
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  2. JATownes Win User

    Hard Drive / External Drive + Backups Configuration?

    I run 2 500GB drives in RAID-0. (Seagate 7200.12 drives)

    This is very good advice. I have lost my array once. *Mad Backup to an external drive. :mad: I backup weekly to an external, and also copy any important files (work data, game saves, pics, etc.) to my 500GB "personal" drive. So basically, I have an image of my Array saved to the external, and a copy of "My Documents" backed up to the internal 500GB.

    Moral of the story: Definately backup often, whether running a RAID array or not. *Toast :toast:
     
    JATownes, Aug 5, 2018
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  3. sumasage Win User
    Free hard drive backup/restore program?

    I am looking for a free (freeware) program that will back up and restore a hard drive. I'm looking to clone a few external hard drives. If the program will backup the used space instead of the whole drive this will be awesome! Thanks for any suggestions.
     
    sumasage, Aug 5, 2018
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  4. Backup to an external drive.

    Hard Drive / External Drive + Backups Configuration?

    Pickup a 2TB for internal use, use all above drives as external for periodic backup of the 2TB. That way you have the best of both worlds, backup and "speed".
     
    JrRacinFan, Aug 5, 2018
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