On setup of Windows 7 Backup to network drive, how to avoid userid and password?

I have Windows 7 x64 Pro on one PC of my 2-computer home network. I backup my files to a 1-GB network drive using obsolescent software. I would like to use Windows backup in the same way, but I get stuck at the first stage of backup: "what are my userid and password?". I do not need to use either as both computers are single-user and log-on automatically.

How can I persuade W7 Backup to accept that they are not needed? Alternatively how can I, having administrator status, either:
  1. check out whether there is an existing id/password?
  2. if necessary, set up a new id/password without prejudicing my current automatic logon?
 

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Last updated May 16, 2018 Views 700 Applies to:
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Hi Hershmab,

 

Thank you for the reply.

 

The issue you are running into is better suited for forum at the link below.

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/category/w7itpro/.

 

Please post back if you are experiencing any issue with Windows. I will be glad to provide you with additional options.

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