Auto-Repair Tool

How to automatically backup files to an external drive in Windows 7

If you want to know how to backup files to an external drive in Windows 7, read this tutorial.

preview-how to automatically backup files to an external drive in Windows 7

Windows 7 includes all the tools that you need to backup your files to an external drive.

Steps to automatically backup files to an external drive in Windows 7

1. Step Click on the Start >> Control Panel

step-1-how to automatically backup files to an external drive in Windows 7

2. Step Click on the link ‘Back up your computer’.

step-2-how to automatically backup files to an external drive in Windows 7

3. Step Click on  ‘Set up backup’.

step-3-how to automatically backup files to an external drive in Windows 7

4. Step The backup wizard loads. You will see the progress bar. Wait for it to load..

step-4-how to automatically backup files to an external drive in Windows 7

5. Step Make sure you have plugged in your external drive. In my case, the drive with the “Ext” label is the external drive. Select the external drive where you want to backup your files. Then click on the Next button.

step-5-how to automatically backup files to an external drive in Windows 7

6. Step Select ‘Let Windows choose (recommended)’ and click on the Next button.

step-6-how to automatically backup files to an external drive in Windows 7

7. Step Next, click on the ‘Change schedule’ link.

step-9-how to automatically backup files to an external drive in Windows 7

8. Step Next, from the “How Often” dropdown field select Daily and set the time. Then click on the OK button.

step-8-how to automatically backup files to an external drive in Windows 7

9. Step Click on the Save settings and run backup button.

step-7-how to automatically backup files to an external drive in Windows 7

 

10. Step Now the backup starts. You will see the progress. Once the progress bar fills up to 100%, your backing up the data is completed. That are the complete steps to automatically backup files to an external drive in Windows 7

step-10-how to automatically backup files to an external drive in Windows 7

 

Loosing data has always been an important issue. To make sure you don’t lose your files / data, you should back them up regularly. You can easily set up the automatic backups by scheduling the time or manually back up your files at any time.

 

Alternative Solutions: Auto-Repair Your PC And Drivers

Still Having Trouble? Try TWEAKBIT FIXMYPC - FREE

Published: Monday, August 22nd, 2011 Last Modified: August 2, 2013

Related Posts

Rate This Article
5 of 5 0 (100%) 1 vote