Microsoft backup

Updated: 06/30/2017 by Computer Hope

About Microsoft Backup

Microsoft backup is a utility included with Windows 3.x, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, and Windows 2000. The software allows users of Microsoft Windows to backup their data to floppy diskettes or other media.

Tip: If you're looking for information about performing backups on newer versions of Windows, see how to backup your computer.

Technical support

Microsoft Windows 3.x

Tape Drive or Other Backup medium

If you use other backup software we recommended using that software instead of Microsoft Backup unless specified by the backup medium manufacturer.

Microsoft Windows 95

Windows 3.x backups

Users who have backed up their pre-existing data in Windows 3.x cannot recover their data in Windows 95 utilizing its backup as these are two different versions of Microsoft Backup.

Tape Drive or Other Backup medium

If you use other backup software we recommended using that software instead of Microsoft Backup unless specified by the backup medium manufacturer.

Microsoft Windows 98

Tape Drive or Other Backup medium

If you use other backup software we recommended using that software instead of Microsoft Backup unless specified by the backup medium manufacturer.

Installing Microsoft Backup

If you use other backup software we recommended using that software instead of Microsoft Backup unless specified by the backup medium manufacturer.

Microsoft Windows NT

Tape Drive or Other Backup medium

If you use other backup software we recommended using that software instead of Microsoft Backup unless specified by the backup medium manufacturer.

Microsoft Windows 2000

Tape Drive or Other Backup medium

If you use other backup software we recommended using that software instead of Microsoft Backup unless specified by the backup medium manufacturer.