Restore refers to making something the way that it once was. Common examples are restoring a backup, restoring preferences, restoring documents, and restoring tabs in a browser.

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Need To Factory Restore Laptop. How Do I Backup and Restore Thunderbird?

I need to do a factory restore on my Medion Vista Laptop. How can I back up and restore my desktop items including, and especially, Thunderbird email clients and folders. It receives the emails from ...
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I copied Chrome's, Opera's and Firefox' folders from my old computer onto my new. Is there a way to retrieve my tabs from them?

I am using Windows 10, and I copied all the mentioned browsers' installation folders from a computer that used to run on Windows 8.1. While there doesn't seem to be anything in Opera's folder, there ...
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Backup and Restore Problems [closed]

My primary objective is to create one whole disk image of a dual boot system of Linux mint 17.1 and Windows 10 Professional. However I have been unsuccessful of creating a restorable disk using one ...
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Backup and Restore rescue Disk

I am having couple of quick question regarding Backup and Restore feature with my recently purchase Dell Inspiron 15 5547 laptop. If anybody could give some inputs/lights on this that would be great ...
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Use `extundelete` to Restore Single File

There is a file which I didn't delete but it went missing (see http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/249894/files-just-go-missing-on-ext4-partition-within-truecrypt-volume). I don't know the full ...
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How to make Word automatically restore the documents that it had open before a reboot?

I normally have over a dozen documents open in Microsoft Word 2010. It takes quite a while to reopen those files using the File/Recent feature. I'd like Word to automatically restore the open files ...
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Is it possible to get Windows Repair to restore the latest files at the same time as an image?

Using Backup and Restore from Windows 7 Pro it seems pretty easy to take a an image of a machine and then configure it to backup all files on a disk incrementally. It also seems extremely easy to ...
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How to restore OS X applications from a backup

I want to restore specific applications from a backup on OS X, to avoid having to reinstall them from scratch and possibly reconfigure my preferences. Should I also restore the ~/Library/Preferences ...
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Windows 10 internet screen tiny

I hovered my finger over the mouse pad inadvertently and my internet screen minimized to the tiniest screen ever. I cannot figure out how to restore it to its original size. Also, I've tried closing ...
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Restoring sheet size closes workbook

I have a situation where one particular workbook will open maximized, and then if I hit the restore button it just seems to close the workbook. The workbook is actually open, but invisible. I've ...
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Dell Inspirion Windows 10

I accidentally hit Forget in regards to my network and cannot restore my WiFi, because I can't find the 8 digit PIN on my router. Is there a way to retrieve this or restore my WiFi settings prior to ...
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Windows boot with F8: No system repair - how to get it back?

Normally, when Starting Windows (7) and Pressing F8 there comes a menu where is something like: Start in Safe Mode Safe mode with command prompt ... System Repair The System Repair is not available ...
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Windows 10 freezes and Taskbar icons will not restore display [closed]

Windows 10 when I minimize an app and then work on something else the original app will not restore from the taskbar.Other times the display just freezes and nothing works.The only way to fix this is ...
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Missing disk file from clonezilla image

Tried to restore an old Clonezilla image (2013) to the HDD I had originally restored with the image, I now find I do not get the "restoredisk" option when trying to restore using Clonezilla Live. I ...
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Windows 8.1 not booting

It all started when I was playing battlefront and was getting fairly low fps, so I started overclocking my graphics card and processor to see if that would help, but when I was overclocking my ...
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How to rollback an entire folder on dropbox?

Is it possible to rollback an entire folder on dropbox? Because sometimes I tend to change a lot of files in the folder, so, rollback-ing each file individually is not convenient. If it's possible, ...
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What backup utilites can i use for Debian to backup apps and their configurations

I usually mess with my OS alot, so i always screw up something and that makes my OS unusable. Everytime i do something wrong i reinstall the OS along with all the software I previously had. I'm ...
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I have a dell inspiron 1545 that was stolen now returned but windows 7 had been installed no product key code

I have a dell inspiron 1545 that was stolen now returned but windows 7 had been installed no product key code? I ordered this pc back in 2009 They took all my disk it was Vista prem home. Now it's ...
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How to backup fresh OEM install of Windows 7 for a restoration

I purchased a laptop with with Windows 7. The OEM did not provide the disc, but there is a Windows installation with a recovery partition. The Windows 7 machine has not been setup or activated. I ...
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Does frequently restoring system by using Ghost damage my hard drive?

I use Window 7 SP1 and usually install many softwares for testing. I know installing many apps can make Windows slower, so I frequently restore system from a backup file by using Ghost about every 2 ...
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Win 10 DISM error 0x800f081f /Source options

I noticed this problem when I encountered 2502 and 2503 erros while attempting to install an SDK. I believe I've been having the 250[2|3] errors since upgrading from windows 8.1 to windows 10. I ran ...
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Clonezilla saved image to USB-bridged SATA & Verified it. Can't see USB Bridge to restore

Working with a small size, HP laptop, no CD drive. AMD A12-8800 R-7. 256G SSD, 3 partitions. Came with Win10 installed. From recent experience with another high powered HP laptop, I want to clone the ...
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Restore last save on Notepad++

I opened Notepad++ and add some notes on already opened hosts file and saved it. Then I noticed my Windows hosts file is missing a line. Is there any way to undo to before the last save (ctrl + z ...
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Restoring C++ Compiler

I needed the OpenMP C++ library so I followed the instructions in this post to install GCC since Clang does not support OpenMP. I have OS X Mountain Lion and installed GCC4.9. I do not know what went ...
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How to get my Dell laptop to let me make a installation on disk or usb

My dell latitude D600 Laptop isn't letting me make a back up disk. I was trying to use my usb and thought if I tried a disk it might work better. I bought blank cd/dvd to try that and first it ...
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how to make an image of the newly bought windows system

hi I don't know if my question is asked correctly but what I mean is - I am going to have a new laptop and new system soon, I am not familiar with the technical terms: My situation is: it often ...
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Windows 10-Windows 8.1 cant restore from backup

I had Windows 10 and decided to downgrade. I backed up my files to an external harddrive, which created a file names 'MediaID.bin' and a folder called 'DESKTOP-78NJS63'. Inside it has back up zips ...
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Restore snapshot after linux crash

situation: My linux does not work anymore after a particular event How I can prevent such things? I mean if I somehow will create linux snapshots every week, how I can do this? and how to roll up ...
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Can I restore files without creating File History for the first time

I had a system crash which required me to restore my PC from an earlier image and now I am trying to restore my files using Windows 8.1 File History. Now here is the catch. When I took this system ...
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Restore default Windows registry permissions for services section

I have a problem with registry permissions. During using my PC it freeze because of SSD controller issue. After rebooting and replacing SATA for SSD - PC was able to recognize SSD and start Windows ...
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Can a system image disk be also used as a bootable system restore disk in windows 7?

As the title says, can I use a system image disk as also a bootable system restore disk in Win 7 (I am using the built in utility in Win 7 to create the system image disk) ? And even if I use a ...
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Should I start system restore? [duplicate]

Okay, I have installed a program that gave me many, many PC viruses that can't be deleted, so should I run System Restore? Thanks.
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Reinstall MS Office after reinstalling Windows

I have reinstalled Windows 10 on a new hard drive as my laptop had become unusable. I still have the old hard drive with the old windows installation on it. Can I get MS Office back?
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Backup and restore only C:\ Drive from boot?

Is it possible in Windows 8/8.1 systems to back up the entire C:\ Drive and restore it from boot without erasing your other data on hard drive placed in e.g. D: or E: drives? So that you only restore ...
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Pegasus RAID *missing* a drive

I have a RAID5 Pegasus R6, connected via Thunderbolt. At some point, it started making strange repetitive beeping noises; when connected, one of the drives wasn't showing up at all. Shortly ...
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Is the Windows 10 upgrade still available after restoring to the factory restore point?

I have a Dell Alienware 13 laptop that's been having some issues after the Windows 10 upgrade. After attempting to solve this issue in many ways, I've decided to restore to my laptop's factory state, ...
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Backup linux workstation command

So I'm what you'll call a "almost" noob when it comes to linux. I recently started working on a CentOS workstation and I know there's a lot of customizations on it from the other user. I also know ...
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Where does Windows 10 keep the information for Pinned Start icons?

I am looking for the how and where Windows 10 remembers what is pinned for individual profiles Start Menu. I have been looking to create a modified default user profile in Windows 10 Enterprise and ...
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Restore partitions from before creating recovery disc

I have(had) drive 1TB on which was 2 partitions (900 &100GB) and on this 100gb I wanted to create recovery partition but it wasn't said in Windows Recovery Drive Create tool that it will dlete all ...
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Restore procedure to create Linux machine

I get the following files (that was backup from some Linux machine ) swap.label sda-partition-info.sfdisk sda.mbr sda1.fsa sda2.fsa sda3.fsa sda.labels sda7.fsa sda5.fsa can some one ...
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Windows 8 recover files

I recently used a tutorial http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/18583-user-folders-restore-default-location.html where I restored my User Folders because they were corrupted. However, I was unable to ...
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Visual Studio Community 2015 Installation stuck on creating a system restore point

I tried to install the new Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition but unfortunately without success because the installation gets stuck on creating a system restore point. What I did to solve the ...
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Graphics card not showing in Device Manager but it works

Hey guys got a strange one. I have a Windows 7 PC that was running fine up until last month when the OS took a nose dive. I reloaded the OS back on there but now I cant get it to install the ...
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extract files from disk image (paragon and partitionmanager)

I've backed up my drive with the two tools in the title, now i want to extract some files from it (not a complete restore). how can it be done?
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Getac B300 Locked

I bought this laptop from eBay but when it turns on its says Ctrl + Alt + Del and then it says enter the password and user name. I'm not sure what I should do, I might have to get my money back but ...
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I want to restore all my bookmarks after I have reinstalled

I was facing a lot of problems while using Google Chrome as in a lot of adds were coming up which was very annoying . I uninstalled my google chrome and then reinstalled it. I forgot I had so many ...
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Restore deleted folder from wiped SSD?

I'm not sure what happened, but when I updated my BIOS and booted into Windows, part of SSD#0 is gone. Not just deleted, but turned into unallocated space. It's a Kingston SV300 240gb SSD, split into ...
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ZFS dataset restoring

I have suddenly removed my ZFS dataset from ZFS pool. I do this from GUI of Nas4Free. In logs it was command something like "ZFS destroy Main/Video". Then i recreate dataset with same name ...
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Halting tar after locating entry or EOF in an actual tape archive

I've just been handed a pile of LTO-5s and a tape library, and the exciting task of extracting a subset of files. Order of magnitude is 60 tapes from said pile, around 10,000 files of 70,000 per tape ...
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Accidentally restore a VirtualBox VM to a snapshot

I never made a snapshot of my VM before. Accidentally, I restored it from the current state to the original state (the first snapshot it made automatically). Is there anyway to go back to my LAST ...