To back up files with the backup wizard


Open Backup 


The Backup Utility wizard starts by default, unless it is disabled.

Follow the wizard instructions to select what to back up, where to back up to, and which optional advanced backup features you want.


If the wizard is disabled, click the Welcome tab, then click Backup Wizard to start the backup wizard.


To back up and restore Microsoft SQL Server database files, we recommend that you use SQL's built-in backup and restore utilities. For more information, see the Microsoft SQL Server documentation.


You must be an administrator or a backup operator to back up files and folders. For more information on access permissions or user rights, see Related Topics.

To start Backup, click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click Backup

Related Topics

Back up files to a file or a tape

Backing up files and folders

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