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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.

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Search or select a file or folder be clicking on one of these buttons. Try “Browse For Folders” first.

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Select one of the Backup folders (there may be many if many daily backups) and click “Add Folder

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Select the backup you would like to search and click the “Next” button

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Select where you would like the restored files to be located and click the “Restore” button

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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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