With the new version of Microsoft Operating Systems, Windows 7, it comes with an improved Backup and Restore feature in comparing to previous version. Backup and Restore lets you backup your important files (e.g. documents) to different locations that you can select. It also lets you schedule your backup jobs. Although, only the Professional and Ultimate versions let you backup over to network shares.
To use Backup and Restore in Windows 7
– Go to your Control Panel
– Choose Backup and Restore
For more information on using Backup and Restore, visit the howtogeek site. Their article gives thorough steps by steps on how to use the Backup and Restore feature in Windows 7.