Jul 12 2007

Restore Backed up Windows Files

Yesterday we looked at how to use Windows to backup your computer files. Today we’ll look at how to restore those files.

You can restore backed-up versions of files that are lost, damaged, or changed accidentally. You can restore individual files, groups of files, or all files that you have backed up. To access The Restore Center Click Start- Control Panel – System and Maintenance – Backup your computer.

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Click Restore Files.

 

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You can choose to restore from your latest backup or an older one.

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Here’s where you can decide what to restore, a single file, multiple files or your whole backup. The search box makes it easy to find the file you want. Your backup files open automatically when you choose any option.

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Choose the files you want restore and click add.

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Click next.

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Now you can save them to the original location or to a different place. Then click Start Restore.

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If the file already exists in the location where your going to restore to Windows will give you the option to replace the file, keep the old one or keep both.

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That’s all folks.

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