CAIU Data Backup to H: Drive

NOTE:  IF you are not at a CAIU Location, you will need to connect to the VPN Client first.  See steps on how to connect here.


Step 1: Locate your Local Data folder on your computer
Click the “Start” button 
Click the “Computer” link within the start menu
Locate your “Local Disk (C:) drive” and double-click
Locate the “Users” folder and double click
Locate your specific user folder (firstinitial,lastname)
Within this folder, you should see a list of folders that looks like the following ->

(Your most important folders to back up will be the folders highlighted here)

Leave this window open and move on to the next step.

Step 2: Locate your Home Folder (H: drive, network storage)

Click the “Start” button 

Click the “Computer” link within the start menu

Locate your “\\caiu-fs01\home$ (H:)” drive and double-click

*if you do not see your H: drive, please contact the helpdesk @ 717-732-8403, option 1

**This is the folder you will be copying files INTO from Step 1

Create a new folder in your H:\ drive to indicate a backup (eg backup 8/25/18)

Copy all folders that you have selected in Step 2 into this newly created folder on your H: drive


Wait for the data to finish transferring and visually verify that data has been transferred.


If you have any questions or concerns with regards to this process, please contact the helpdesk: or 717-732-8403, option 1

Was this article helpful?
1 out of 1 found this helpful
Have more questions? Submit a request


Powered by Zendesk