Part 1:- Creating Backup of Credentials:-


Step 1:- Press  + R and type
explorer shell:::{1206F5F1-0569-412C-8FEC-3204630DFB70} in the Run dialog box, hit Enter key to open Credential Manager snap-in.


Step 2 :- Now you can there two option available. One is Web Credentials and second is Windows Credentials. Select one which you want tack back up. For example, if you want tack back for Windows credentials then switched to Windows Credentials tab. Then click Back up Credentials link.

Step 3:- Now the backup wizard has started and in the below shown window, click Browse button to choose a backup location.

Step 4:- After Finish file saving process next, you’ll be asked to press CTRL+ALT+DELETE keys simultaneously to continue, hence do the needful.

Step 5:- When you click on Next button then next window asking you for password. Here i am suggest you password should be strong. Your all username and password are save in this file so be care for this file. Click Next…


Step 6:-Finally, you’ll get the backup was successful message and you’re done. Click Finish to close the wizard.


In this way you can backup credentials. Now let’s see how to restore credentials from this same backup.
Part 2:- How to restore credentials from this same backup
Step 1:- Open Credential Manager and switch to Windows/Web Credentials tabs, depending upon for which side you want to restore credentials. Click Restore Credentials link there.


Step 2:- Next, open the backup file in following window. The file must be having .crd extension


Step 3:- Now you’ll be asked to press CTRL+ALT+DELETE keys to continue. Type in the password of this backup file. Click Next.


Step 4:- Once you clicked next in above shown window, your credentials are restored.  

Hope you find the guide useful!