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Questions tagged [restore]

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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Hackintosh snow leopard [on hold]

Hi bought a dell insprion mini preloaded with hackintosh for my daughter it's a nice looking laptop connects to Wi-Fi and everything updated the software and now won't even start up just an endless ...
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clonezilla — simultaneously created image from all disks on a machine. How do I restore it?

I have created an image using clonezilla of all of the disks attached to a linux machine. this is an mmc and a drive labelled sda. I want to restore this image back to the correct drives/...
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Drive imaging software, or something else? [closed]

I manage some of the IT needs in a chemistry department, and I'm trying to find the most efficient/robust solution to the following problem: Each piece of equipment is run by a separate computer with ...
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Restore Windows 10 Partition on every boot to previously defined state

we, a non profit youth center, are running a view windows 10 Pro computers on which the kids can play and research. Because of the limited time of the volunteers to maintain these computers, we are ...
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Restoring windows 7 system backup to UEFI or GPT [closed]

I am forced to shift from my old HP dv6 3121nr Laptop to a new laptop (I am still to purchase) which comes with windows10 and GPT UEFI. I want to take system backup (may be with software like AOMEI, ...
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Restoring windows 10 from external hard drive without backup image

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 alongside my Windows 10 pro installation on my laptop. I did not make a backup image. For some reason I am not able to boot on windows and I have tried literally everything. ...
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Recover large amount of files from Recycle Bin in OneDrive

I have an account for OneDrive for Business through my university email. Slightly more than one month ago I deleted some files by mistake, and of course, I just noticed it. I now found all the files ...
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How to partclone an NTFS partition to a smaller disk without having space for the full image

Every now and then I have got the following problem: A disk fails and the replacement disk is smaller. The data often easily fits the smaller disk, but partclone simply does not shrink the ...
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Outlook 2016 on Macbook: How to recover mail folders “On my mac” when there is no manually created archive

My client had her MacBook stolen and the only backup she has is a Time Machine external HDD. I can find all the individual files on this (/Users/me/Library/Group Containers/RANDOMSERIALNO.Office/...
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WINDOWS 7 | Backup & Restore | limit number of backups (quantity)

win7_6.1.7601.sp1 Control Panel\System and Security\Backup and Restore I ended up finding out the hard way that Windows 7's Backup and Restore is an essential function. Where a user can define ...
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Chrome constantly claims that it didn't shut down correctly [duplicate]

For past month or so, from time to time (every 2-3 days) when starting up Google Chrome I see constant claims that it didn't shut down correctly. This seems to be a false claim, because: I always ...
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How do I back up Windows 10 installed programs and settings and then restore after update?

I am currently running Windows 10 Pro 1709 and want to upgrade to 1803 I've been hitting a ton of weird errors trying to upgrade (its a hand built PC) and troubleshooting hasn't gotten my anywhere (...
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How to backup a local Windows 10 user profile and restore it in Windows 10?

Similar to the question How to backup a user profile and restore it in Windows 7? but for Windows 10: How can I backup a local Windows 10 user profile (including the user files) and restore it on ...
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Is it possible to restore Windows 10 to an earlier restore point and back to current?

I have some issues with an application which was running a few days/weeks (not more than 4 weeks) ago. As I am not able to get it back to run, I would like to restore my system to a point where the ...
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Will I lose ALL drivers if I reset windows 10?

2 nights ago windows defender asked me to update some drivers, which I did but now I get a black screen with some cmd.exe title on it that disappears in a matter of seconds. I only got to read ...
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How to restore and dump a windows registry without overwriting the current registry

A GnuCash user has asked for help because they cannot find an old GnuCash data file. They have no idea where it was and a search has not found it. The location of the most recent GnuCash files are ...
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how to restore link between torrent and file?

I have several files downloaded with the Transmission bittorrent client. But for certain reasons (e.g. OS re-installation) these files have "lost" their torrents. How can I restore them, so that these ...
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Win7 restore from very old file backup

I've got a Win7 computer with gigabytes of file backups over 6 years on a file server. But when I start "Backup and Restore", "Select another date" "Show All", it only lists the 20 weeks or so. Is ...
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Corrupted windows?

In a previous question, I described how my computer wouldn't boot. After no progress, I bought a new SSD. I restored my macrium backup image to the new SSD, and it still wouldn't boot. The computer ...
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Can Clonezilla restore an image to a different partition number than originally?

Assume the following situation: UEFI-based dualboot system consisting of Windows and Linux. Partitioning: Partition 1: FAT32, EFI-Boot-Partition Partition 2: EXT4, Linux Root / Partition 3: EXT4, ...
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Trying to restore gnu-ddrescue .img file to new HDD

I tried to do a routine Win7 x64 SSD backup using Clonezilla. Tried a couple of times but it failed both times reporting bad sectors. I ran checkdisk and a few other programs but they found no ...
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Windows 10 recovery/restore infinite loop without login access

my asus laptop TP300L is stuck in an infinite loop, I cannot access windows as the computer reboots before I can do anything. Situation here is the sequence of screens I get: asus logo a spinner ...
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Reset Camon ImageClass MF632Cdw to Factory setting

I have been asked to come it to troublshoot a small businesses Canon ImageClass MF632Cdw No one seems to know the user ID and password that was set up on it. I am wanting to set the printer back to ...
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Accidentally deleted a section on One-note, how can I get it back?

So I did this assignment on one-note three weeks ago and accidentally erased it today. I looked through backed up files but it was not there. What do I do?
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Backup and Restore Failure [closed]

I am trying to backup using the default "Backup and Restore" in Windows 7 onto a Western Digital Passport and it is never able to complete. This error appears about a third of the way into the ...
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System Clone to a new RAID1 Array

I have a Lenovo ThinkServer TS440 system. It has a Win10 system. Two SSD drives in RAID1 array were setup. One of them just failed. I removed that one physically, removed the RAID1 in BIOS, and now ...
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How to attach VHDX file on Windows 7?

I made a Windows 10 backup, and now I have 2 VHDX files. If I attack that on Windows 10 in disk manager, no problem, but I must attach on Windows 7, and unforunatelly that doesn't work. How can I ...
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Restore of a MYSQL Backup is very slow

I am restoring a 26GB mysql dump file on a 16 GB RAM MySQL Running on MacOS. First I tried to restore the mysql backup like this mysql -ufoo -pbar foo < foo.dump This crashed mySQL because the ...
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Windows: Saving program states on update or restart

Windows often wants to automatically restart your machine after many Windows updates, and even if you set Windows Update Advanced so that it can not, it still restarts my machine occasionally. In ...
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Recover Mac Mini

I was given a Mac Mini. It uses only 110 VAC power & has a CD/DVD drive. Don't see a model number. It boots up, but the previous owner's ID and password requirement render it useless. I am using a ...
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Will an OS boot if I simply backup and restore all its files

Can I backup and restore an OS simply by copying and restoring all its files, file by file, rather than copying and restoring the disk partition, byte by byte? Consider: If I have a booting OS on a ...
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SSD suddenly blank

I got a TRANCEND SSD with 128GB ( TS128GBSSD[XXX], I guess 3 years old ). Recently I used the computer running Windows 10 about 2 days ago. After I tried to start the computer yesterday i recognized, ...
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Restoring Windows 10 Image on Original hardware with Retail licensing

I bought a 'mini-PC' with Windows 10 Pro(which I can link if necessary) and I want to be able to do 'clean reinstalls' if something gets mucked up. I pulled the licenses for Windows and Office for ...
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Debian 8.9 restore deleted but locked files

I accidently ran rm -R /home/. My Homefolder contained several disks of virtual machines which were in use at this moment. I also got the error, that some files could not have been deleted. ...
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Windows Update (sorta) bricked my computer. Now I want my settings back

After the most recent Windows Update, I saw this screen. Clicking the button, the computer restarted, and returned to this screen. So then I burnt a copy of Windows and reinstalled it: But that wasn'...
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Steps for (re-)installing Windows 8 (or 8.1) on an OEM laptop

I have to reinstall an Asus laptop with Windows 8 sticker. It doesn't have a license key sticker, and I assume that the key was stored in the BIOS. The OS had probably be upgraded to Windows 8.1 or 10 ...
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Windows 10 doesn't boot after Dual Boot with Ubuntu

I am having serious problems trying to fix my Windows boot, Ubuntu Linux is working fine, but ever since I installed it along with Windows I can't use Windows, I am getting SEVERAL PROBLEMS with each ...
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Windows 7 Backup & Restore

I manually deleted some backups from my hard drive but they still appear in the Windows 7 Backup & Restore Restore Files list. Does anyone know how I can remove the non-existent backup files from ...
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Mirrored Drives both failed after windows reinstall

Basically what it says on the tin. I was using three drives; one ssd for windows and games etc, and two mirrored hdds for file storage. I had set them up initially using the windows disk management ...
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Viber. Restore from PC using viber.db file

I have viber.db from my PC ..AppData\Roaming\ViberPC\ViberNumber.. Is it possible to restore viber messages on iPhone from PC?
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How to revert Windows 10 1709 to 1703 without Windows.old being directly accessible?

My question is comparable to a former one, but a bit different as well: I'm using 1709 and considering "rolling back" to 1703 because of changes in GDI memory management which introduced a serious ...
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Backspaced and saved in Notepad++

I was cheerfully coding in Notepad++, when someone came up and backspaced it all, while I was doing so good! I naturally save my code, so before I knew it, that's what I did. HOW DO I GET IT BACK?
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Restore a computer to factory settings

I have a gaming computer with the following specs : Intel i7-4770K Asus Z87-A GTX 780 (soon to be replaced by a 1060) 16GB DDR3 500GB Samsung 850 EVO SSD I've had the CPU/motherboard/GPU/RAM for ...
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How to migrate qmail mail data manually to another centos server

I have qmail mailnames folder dump from a broken centos server. I want to restore all mails on another server. Since i've not done in before, I am having tough time doing this. I created mail ...
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How to recover a deleted DFS namespace

I deleted a DFS namespace to rebuild it in a different way, but it turns out there was a linked folder underneath that namespace that pointed to a share somewhere. Nobody knows where the share of the ...
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One Tab Crash- Need to Restore Tabs

I recently accidentally deleted one of my IDs on Google Chrome, not knowing that my bookmarks and OneTab were connected to that specific ID. I restored my old ID, and my bookmarks were brought back ...
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Windows 10's backup to restore to a different version of Windows 10?

Short question: Can Windows 10's backup restore to a different version of Windows 10? Like from Home to Pro? Long version, because I want to complain about W10's update policy: Due to the aggravation ...
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Reset Windows 10 to factory state without creating new user

I bought a Dell laptop that I find to slow. I wanted to clean it and return it so I proceeded with the factory reset option. My aim was to remove user account, language packs and return the laptop in ...
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ASUS RT-N18U router - firmware restore trouble

I have an ASUS RT-N18U router, which I need to have the original firmware restored. I follow the instructions of this website: https://byndthwll.com/2016/05/04/revert-back-to-stock-firmware-on-asus-...
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unetbootin failed to write Debian live system to the USB drive successfully

I have a usb drive in which I managed to write a hybrid xubuntu image using dd. Now, that I have decided to boot Debian live usb, and used to format the drive using 'EaseUS Partition Manager', then ...