I was able to do a network backup using Vista. Now with Windows 7 Home Premium I am unable. Why was this change made. I have 5 computers networked and I don't want to go out and buy an external drive for each computer. Why the change?
I cannot do a network back up of my 5 computers that are now running windows 7 premium. If I had known that I could not backup to a network drive, I would have bought the new version
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If your computer is on a network, a shared folder or drive on the network can be a convenient place to save your backup as it doesn't require you to have storage space on your computer. You can only save your backups on a network location on Windows 7 Professional,
Windows 7 Ultimate, and Windows 7 Enterprise.
As you have already mentioned that you have Windows 7 Home Premium, the backup on network is not a supported feature in that version. You might need to upgrade to any of Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, and Windows 7 Enterprise to avail this feature.
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