mixed environment

Discussion in 'iOS 5 and earlier' started by Theodam77, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Jan 25, 2012
    I have:
    1. windows pc (2011) with W7;
    b. imac with OS (2012)
    c. time machine disk (Apple, 2TB)

    I want to use disk for backup windowspc and imac. The latter no problem. First however huge problem: it doesnot work. I have tried several programs.

    What do I need to do in order to back my windows pc up on the Aplle disk?
  2. macrumors demi-god


    Jul 6, 2011
    CA Central Coast
    Why don't you just buy an external drive that has 500 GB to 1 TB storage and backup everything from your Win7 PC to that. Very simple, straight forward. And the external drives aren't that expensive any more.
  3. thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jan 25, 2012

    Yes, that is a possibility. It is however not what I want. I have had many drives and the whole purpose of buying a big one is getting everything on one drive in my network.

    When I bought this I was told that this was possible as well as easy!

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