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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How to reset to factory settings after Windows 10 upgrade

I was given a computer from someone else who upgraded recently. The one they gave me is running Windows 10 Pro (They upgraded from Windows 8). I'd like to restore it to factory settings, even if that ...
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How to selectively restore OS X?

Recently, it has come to my attention that as a programmer, I messed around too much with system files, (bash profile, homebrew .pc files, unlinked libraries for C++, messing something up really badly ...
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Restore Twitter DM's [migrated]

I want to restore DM's on Twitter from deleted user accounts. Is this possible? I've taken care of on the internet around, but it can not find deleted user account.
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Won't I lose my Windows 10 license if I restore Windows 8.1 from backup

I have a computer the drivers are mostly Windows-only, and Windows 10 runs like crap on it - performance-wise. I'd like to get Windows 8.1 back by restoring from Clonezilla backup. I have some ...
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Fresh Windows Installation And Windows.old

I have Windows 10 Home SL which come to be slow after some months and planning to fresh install it. Will it Still Create Windows old Folder so I can Restore Some Data?
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Restore Windows 10 to factory settings?

I have a little laptop that originally came with Windows 7. I upgraded to Windows 10. I now wish to delete everything off the machine so I can give it to a friend, how do I achieve this? I don't have ...
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postgresql duplicate WAL archive file after successful database restore

On a test machine, I have set up a postgresql cluster (version 9.3) with WAL archiving according to https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.3/static/continuous-archiving.html. In order to test the recovery ...
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Windows 8 restore from Windows 10

I was trying to zero out my drive, and I backed up 2 Restore Partitions, my EFI partition, and "Push Button Reset" partition to another drive, erased my main drive, and now I've copied those 2 Restore ...
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Can I restore a Sony Vaio laptop from only an Auslogics (Vaio Care) backup?

Due to an HDD failure I've lost my Vaio rescue partition. I've also lost my rescue DVDs due to media degradation (5 years is too long for some DVD-R media). I have managed to reinstall Windows with a ...
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Restoring a Windows registry backup in another hdd

I've messed up my Windows registry but I have a backup from that section (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/WindowsNT/CurrentVersion/ProfileList). Turns out I cant boot Windows nor a repair CD ...
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Restore from external hard drive

I had to pay to have Windows reinstalled because a you know what deleted my user profiles. In order to restore it myself I created a backup on a external hard drive. How do I restore to the clean ...
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pg_restore fails on zlib compressed dump

Created a dump of a postgresql (windows version 9.3 or 9.4) database with the command: C:\>pg_dump -U user -Z 6 database > db.dump restoring it with psql or pg_restore fails: C:\>psql....
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Reconstructing Git Repository

Suppose I have a git repository set up on a central server and cloned it to multiple machines. Suppose also that I have made modifications to the repo on some of the machines and pushed and pulled ...
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Windows 10: Corrupted System Image Backup

Recently, My harddisk (500GB) is failing (everything is corrupted because of the harddisk HARDWARE damage) and on that desperate moment, I tried to make a system image backup (Windows 10) to my ...
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How do I restore the recovery partition in windows 8.1

For some reason, the recovery partition on my computer is gone which means I can't do a restore or a full reinstall of Windows. Here are some screenshots as proof. Here's one of the "This PC" window: ...
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Restoring xampp(1.7.3a) backup result in error

Im struck with an old xampp (version 1.7.3a) backup and not able to restore in usual way. The error Im getting is /opt/lampp/backup/xampp-backup-09-03-14.sh: 7: /opt/lampp/backup/xampp-backup-09-03-...
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“Credential agnostic” dump of a (offline) PostgreSQL database?

So, first of all, what I mean by "offline" is that I can ensure that at a given time, and as long as the dump is in progress, no DDL/DML operation will occur on this database. I am no seasoned ...
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Restoring Cloudberry Bare Metal Backup to Virtual Machine

I have a dead laptop from which I have a CloudBerry Bare Metal backup. I want to restore the image to a virtual machine. I used these instructions: http://www.cloudberrylab.com/blog/how-to-perform-...
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Recovering deleted Shadow Copies

This is the situation; *VSS has been disabled. *VS copies has been deleted, previously were deleted the restore points (i'm a Little confused about these two apparently different things). *Restore ...
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Cannot write on WindowsApps directories and restore files

With two words, I cannot restore this file SQLite3Wrapper.dll in their location c:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.BingWeather_4.8.239.0_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe The story behind and what I ...
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Renamed folder accidentally (VS, Nuget)

While renaming some files yesterday, I accidentally renamed a folder.... The contents of the folder is a bunch of Nuget files (Nuget.console, Nuget.Core etc.) and some folders for different languages. ...
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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 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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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 wouldn'...
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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 8....
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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 ...