How to restore files from Microsoft Backup
How to restore files from Microsoft Backup to a PC
If you used Microsoft Backup to backup data on your computer, restoring one, all or a few files to the same or a new computer is quite straightforward and easy. Goto Start -> Control Panel -> Systems and Security -> Backup and Restore and hit the “Restore Files” button.
Search or select a file or folder be clicking on one of these buttons. Try “Browse For Folders” first.
Select one of the Backup folders (there may be many if many daily backups) and click “Add Folder”
Select the backup you would like to search and click the “Next” button
Select where you would like the restored files to be located and click the “Restore” button
If an existing file exists and is about to get over-written select the appropriate action from “Copy and Replace” “Don’t Copy” or if your unsure “Copy but keep both files” Repeat this for all files to be restored.
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