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Manual Backup of multiple laptops to same external hard drive
What is the correct process to manually backup multiple licensed laptops to the same external hard drive. When I used windows file copies I created backup folders for each laptop, and within those folders additional folders for the date of the backup. When I run a manual backup using Norton, it seems to create 3 files on the root of the external drive : ARESTORE, ARestore.loc, and a folder called N360 backup and none of them refer to the backup set name. So I move all 3 files into their own folder. Then when I backup up the other laptop to the same external hard drive, it creates the same 3 files again, so I move those to their respective laptop's backup folder. When I go do a restore, I can not see both backup sets. It does not seem to recognize that I have moved the generically named files to different folders. And if I take monthly backups, for example, how can I separate those so I can restore a file from a past date in time? Is there a documented set of instructions to do this?