You can restore backed-up versions of files that are lost, damaged, or changed accidentally. You can also restore individual files, groups of files, or all of the filesthat you have backed up.
1. Click to open Backup and Restore.
2. Do one of the following:
* To restore your files, click Restore my files.
* To restore the files of all users,click Restore all users' files. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
3. Do one of the following:
* To browse thecontents of the backup, click Browse for files or Browse for folders.
When you are browsing for folders, you won't be able to see the individual files in a folder. To view individual files, use theBrowse for files option.
* To search the contents of the backup, click Search, type all or part of a file name, and then click Search.
* If you are searching for files or foldersassociated with a specific user account, you can improve search results by typing the location of the file or folder in the Search for box. For example, to search for all JPG files that were backed up, typeJPG in the Search for box. To only search for JPG files associated with the user Bill, type C:\Users\Bill\JPG in the Search for box.
* You can use wild card characters such as *.jpg to searchfor all JPG files that were backed up.
To restore a backup made on another computer
You can restore files from a backup that was created on another computer running Windows Vista or Windows 7.1. Click to open Backup and Restore.
2. Click Select another backup to restore files from, and then follow the steps in the wizard. If you are prompted for an administrator password orconfirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
To find files that were restored from a backup made on another computer
If you are restoring files from a backup that was made on another computer,...