Solved back up to external hard drive in windows 7? Tags: Windows 7 Western Digital External Hard Drive Last response: July 31, 2013 10:58 AM in Windows 7 Share onestop July 26, 2013 5:07:56 PM I have a 1tb wd elements external hard drive, which I want to back up my Windows 7 computer to. The back up in Windows 7 will only backup to a DVD. How do I get it to back up to the external hd? More about : back external hard drive windows Reply to onestop Best solution theclouds a b $ Windows 7 July 31, 2013 10:50:41 AM There is an option to select location you want to place back up images. Click Start. Control Panel. Under System and Security, click Back up your computer. Then on the left you should see Create a system image. There will be an option to select hard drive for the back up. Reply to theclouds Share Hawkeye22 a c 228 $ Windows 7 July 31, 2013 10:58:11 AM You can also use free third party backup software such as Macrium Reflect. Reply to Hawkeye22 m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedHow do I back up my Win7 op systm to my external hard drive Forum How to back up windows xp to external hard drive Forum How to take windows 7 OEM version back up to external hard disc Forum How to use a western digital external hard drive to back up my Window 8 pc hard Forum Toshiba 1TB External Hard Drive spinning up, but it's not recognised by WIndows 7 Forum I cannot boot to windows 7 on my back up hard drive Forum Cloning Windows 7 on back up Hard Drive... Forum External Hard drive does not show up in windows 7 Forum Solvedhow to format an external 3tb seagate back up plus into an internal 3tb hard drive Forum Back Up my Windows 7 install onto another hard drive Forum Solvedhow to back up computer to toshiba external hard drive Forum SolvedBack Up to an external hard Drive Forum how to start a total back up onto my toshiba canvio external hard drive? Forum External Hard Drive does not back-up aurmatically Forum Backing Up Failing Hard Drive Windows 7 Forum SolvedWhen backing up to an external hard drive more than once are some files duplicated? Forum SolvedHow do I install windows 7 onto a new hard drive without cd or DVD but I have the product key on the back of my old laptop bec Forum How do i fix the Cyclic Redundancy Check error on my External Back Up Hard Drive Forum How do i fix the Cyclic Redundancy Check error on my External Back Up Hard Drive Forum Back up using sata external hard drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !