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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Restore Home Folders

I accidently deleted my home folders. Those are: C:\Users\myname\Downloads C:\Users\myname\Dokumente C:\Users\myname\Bilder C:\Users\myname\Videos C:\Users\myname\Musik How can I restore them? I ...
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Add a new partition to Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Partition C disk running Windows 7 in half I just got a new laptop with 750GB with Windows 7 pre-installed, office and some extra apps for the laptop. The thing is I ...
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RAID 5 Recovery Reset CMOS and drives show up as 2 Member 4 non-Member

How do you restore a raid array (not part of your C drive) after resetting BIOS and installing a new C (Windows) drive. My setup: (its a LOT of data, i cannot afford to lose it, most of it is ...
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Need advice on HDD imaging software

I am trying to decide on imaging software. My system: Desktop running Vista 64 and 750GB hard drive. I need to create an image file of this entire disk, including the MBR, and put it on an external ...
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Restoring XP using Linux Live with fdisk tool

I am trying to create a restore a windows operating system using Linux Live. I have formatted the hard drive using FAT 32 format (mkfs.vfat) command. I have created the partitions using the fdisk ...
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Restore Windows 7 Libraries links without reinstalling?

i did something rather stupid and now i don't know how to fix my mistake. i built a new PC with an SSD and a HDD. the SSD is for the system files and most applications, but the HDD is for data. for ...
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OS X Server Snow - how to abort installation process? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: OS X Sever Snow - how to abort installation process? Here is the story... I wasn't aware that "OS X Server" was an actual operating system to install, I thought ...
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Recover undected existing partitions

Is there anyway of restoring the partitions? They exist and have all data inside (test it with testdisk), they are three (1 linux 2 NTFS). The disk shows as unallocated/not initialized. I'd like to ...
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Restore a Win7 machine to factory.wim

I have a Dell XPS L702X laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit that was throwing a lot of BSODs and so I reinstalled Windows 7 from the DVD. After this had completed, I noticed that the machine was ...
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Duplicating contents of a VDI file to a larger one?

My overall problem is that I filled my current virtual hard drive, so I want to move everything over to a larger VDI file and boot from that one instead. If it matters, I have XP host and Crunchbang ...
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System-Wide Undo Operations

Many, if not all applications have undo and redo operations available, but sometimes I want to undo or redo actions I have done outside a program that has affected it. For instance, say I have ...
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How to restore a previous version of file in Notepad++

I would like to restore a previous version of file that has been saved. My computer has crushed during work on one of the Files in Notepad++. When I started it again it went blank and few days of my ...
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Does iCloud backup merge or overwrite?

The following happened today (it was six AM my time, so yeah, I was dumb and dropped stitches in this process): A friend had a problem with her iPhone and needed to reset it. Unfortunately she did ...
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Restoring an Windows system image to a smaller drive

I recently had two 320GB HDDs on Raid 0 running on my main computer, and decided to split it in order to use one of the HDDs on another computer. A windows system image of about 150GB was made on a ...
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How do I reset the factory capacity of harddisks on win7 or ubuntu

I have a 3TB Hitachi HD () which progressively 'lost' displayed capacity to currently just above 740 GB. Explorer, Installation-DVD and harddisk manager (win7) all agree on this size @ 1.5 billion ...
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HP System Recovery Verification

Is there anyway to verify that the hidden recovery system on a HP computer is in the state expected, or download it from HP? UPDATE: The context of the request is that while I know nothing about ...
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How is the computer able to save things before it crashes?

I was under the impression that when a computer has crashed, something went wrong and it can't perform anymore. I was wondering how is the computer able to save things before it crashes? Is the ...
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Should Windows 7's built-in image restore really be so slow that it takes DAYS?

When I restore a ~500 GB disk image made with Windows 7's built-in system image tool, it runs for 8-10 hours with very little progress, and even after 3 days it is still only about 30% done. Why is ...
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Is there a way to “Auto-Restore” a Mac on every startup? (OS X Lion)

I have a project where Mac Minis will be used to run different applications. Each Mac Mini will have ONE application that it will ever have to run in its lifetime, and it will have to run it all day ...
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How to mirror a hard disk and restore it later without OS installed?

My windoes 7 has been installed on a 128gb SSD drive C:. Unfortunately I screwed some programs that now I require to reinstall windows again. But before formatting my OS drive I want to make a mirror ...
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How do I restore from a Windows backup on Fedora?

I backed up my computer (Vista) before I switched to Fedora. I find that I badly need to restore to the backup I made, but am having trouble figuring out how. what I need to know is if I CAN restore ...
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Firefox profile got deleted. How to restore it?

While browsing just a while ago, my pages were suddenly not showing proper HTML mark-up anymore. Like if a proxy was blocking images. I then restarted Firefox (A 64bit build called Waterfox to be ...
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Windows 7 Backup and Restore. How does it work

I want to backup, re-install and then restore my files. However I want to be sure that if after re-installing windows all my files as they were would be back. Is that what happens? Also I don't have ...
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Factory reset windows without losing installed files and documents

I have run into serious problems, my System32 files are corrupt and it cannot install new usb devices, I think it's a problem due to messing around with system files and settings. Is there anyway to ...
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Last Tabs in User Data — How do I open it into tabs on Chrome

My Chrome browser crashed, but did not "restore" last session. It found the last tabs open, but it's all in code, although I can see the URLs. How do I open it in the browser itself, getting the ...
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Does Windows system image include the boot partition?

I'm planning to switch my boot drive to an SSD. I've reduced the size of my C:\ drive so it would fit on the SSD, and made a system image via Windows Backup and Restore. I'm not certain if the 100MB ...
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Does Windows backup require reactivation?

I have an activated windows 7 installation on a HDD atm that I want to move to a SSD. I want to use the Windows backup function but I'm not sure about a few things. Do I have to create a bootable ...
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Restore sound configuration

After install some packages, I don't have sound! I installed Rosegarden, VMPK (piano software), Drumstick Virtual Piano and TiMidity. At the beginning, all works fine, but when I reset my PC, I don't ...
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How can I backup a Ubuntu system and restore it on another maching with completely different hardware?

I just completed my Ubuntu installation. It contains all packages I need and I configured my apps correctly. I would like to backup this installation and be able to restore it to different computers ...
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Cannot continue incremental backups after restoring from Time Machine

I recently restored a machine (running Snow Leopard) of mine from Time Machine and the restore went well. After restoring, I attempted to back up to Time Machine again (on the same external hard drive ...
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Backup and Restore Windows on Virtual Machine [closed]

What if I make backup of Windows XP (say, with Acronis) on VMware and store it on shared folders with original Windows and after restore this backup on my Windows XP installed on hard drive? Thanx.
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Restore OneNote Ribbon from backup

I made a full system backup (drive image) of my machine, then re-installed everything. I went from Windows 7 Home-Premium to Professional. I can't figure out what files I need to restore from the ...
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Recover an old version file from HDD

An Excel file replaced with an old version. Is it possible to restore old version? I tried to use Windows System Restore, but nothing happened! a.xls (8kb) from Desktop replaced a.xsl (120kb) on ...
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How to check for missing system files in Lion, and recover them?

I've recently been having some troubles with iTunes (in particular, when I tried to update my iPhone 4 to iOS 5, it error'd out and bricked my phone instead), and I suspect these problems may be due ...
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I'm looking for a software to backup a Windows XP PC and restore it on different hardware

That's it. I just need to backup disk coming from a Windows XP personal computer (dead cpu and/or motherboard) and restore it (with all applications and settings) on a different PC with different ...
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Restore AFS from /vicepa to a normal directory

This may be the wrong way of going about things, but I was hoping there is some hope. Our afs configuration has completely gone haywire, but the volumes within the /vicepa partition are still present. ...
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Moving Windows 7 Backups (including images) to another drive. (as simple as cut and paste?)

I have a network of computers that use Windows 7 Backup system. They each send their backup to a shared drive on the network. I now wish to change which drive they send them too. This works fine. ...
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Is it possible to restore a Windows 7 installation from a Windows backup?

I bought an HP laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium preinstalled. It has a label with Windows serial number. However a Windows Installation DVD was not provided. I want to repartition the HDD to install ...
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Chrome crashed without providing “Restore” button

I've been using Chrome, then it crashed. If I restart the computer and reopen Chrome, there will be a Restore button. But what actually happened was that I restarted in Safe mode, and when I reopen ...
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Restore Windows disk image to virtual machine?

I'm currently looking into (image based) backup solutions for Windows (XP, Win7). One problem I have is that I'm not sure how to verify that the backups can really, actually, reliably be restored ...
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I have a server under Linux OS, I delete the tomcat folder, how to restore it?

I have a server under Linux OS, I delete the tomcat folder, how to restore it? this folder contain all my project under webapps and my tomcat configuration please help me to restore this folder ...
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Overwrite your Windows folder with a backed up copy

Currently attempting to restore a backup. I'm left wondering whether HP intends for me to just overwrite my whole C: drive with the contents from the backup. Overwriting the Users folder, Application ...
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Migrate selected applications from a Time Machine backup

I upgraded to OSX Lion. I have a previous Time Machine backup and I would like to get back just the information from Mail iTunes iPhoto I wonder if there is any workaround in the migration ...
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System Restore Problem

I want to fully restore my laptop to it's original settings but I can not do it for some reason. I have done this twice before by pressing the F11 button at the start up screen but there is a ...
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Can I make a system backup, encrypt the disk, and restore everything with Ubuntu?

I'm repeating a question that I posted on Server Fault. It was moved by another user to AskUbuntu because of a lack of responses. I think this is the more appropriate place to ask, but I don't think I ...
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Is it possible to create an image of a Windows XP install then use it for a new PC?

The hard drive is failing on my old PC which is running Windows XP. I'd like to create a verbatim image of the hard drive, move that image onto a new hard drive, and then put that new hard drive into ...
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How to restore file to some earlier stage?

I have a windows application whose data is stored in xml file. Due to insufficient knowledge of the program, my employee deleted the entire data/records in the xml file by running clear command in the ...
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Need to recreate partitions of Lenovo W520

I recently bought a Lenovo W520 and upgraded it with a SSD drive I bought from somewhere else. I imaged the drive so everything is good. The problem came when I formatted the original drive to use as ...
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Error Code 0xe0f00013 during recovery of HP laptop

I have an HP DV6-2071EE, and I would like to performa a recovery using the Recovery DVDs. It gives me the error: Recovery Manager couldn't restore your computer using the factory image. Please ...
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Program to remember open Explorer folders in case of crash?

TL/DR: I want a power outage and crash proof way of remembering what folders explorer.exe had open. And I'm aware of and don't want to use gorram Total Commander and the like; stop recommending that, ...