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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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Windows NT server NTFS restore from original backup? [closed]

My cpu files are so disorganized and none of the back up files has been restored to run mode state. its in an extension folders and file. Does anyone have a clean windows nt os or ntfs organization? ...
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Restoring folder names after accidental bulk rename

I accidentally ran a bulk rename command in WSL2 which went below all window 11 folder levels and it started to rename the files to .jpg . I did ran sfc/scannow to correct for any corrupt files and it ...
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Backing up my entire Windows OS and then booting from restored backup [duplicate]

Have just been coming up with a new backup strategy for my Windows systems, as previously i would use the Windows System Image tool very occasionally, however this is quite clunky, and i have heard it ...
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Restore deleted data from a specific partition [duplicate]

I got my laptop formatted and accidentally (full format) so data and files of disc D got deleted and (the two discs C and D are one place) I'm trying to restore it. But it's the first time I've done ...
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How to restore damaged (mp3?) file

I have been given a file at https://drive.google.com/file/d/10Fqr6Ipu2J8yKU_m3-EMzsVj7XeSYEdV/view?usp=sharing. Opening it from https://hexed.it/ shows that it is likely a mp3 file (based on the ID3 ...
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Bootable External Drive Issue on Apple Silicon M2- Need Help Resolving

Note: It is working Fine on M1 machine. I've been encountering difficulties with my bootable external drive on my Apple Silicon Mac. I've tried creating the bootable drive using ASR, Carbon Copy ...
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Possible to backup/restore simultaneously with Ubuntu 22.04 on a LAN/cross-over cable?

I have several identical Dell laptops that came pre-installed with Ubuntu 22.04. I need to set these up for a classroom environment with a VMware guest operating system (Solaris). I managed to get ...
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How to actually restore stock Windows file permissions?

I recently suffered from some kind of MFT corruption that caused all permissions on my entire installation to be wiped. This made the disk "unaccessable" from another Windows installation ...
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Efficient way to list files on a backup with non-zero size?

I have an old HDD that crashed during Windows 10 Update, and it's stuck at 75% update. I'm now trying to extract the User files from the old HDD, but my extraction method is giving me a large ...
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Recovering a Windows XP machine broken by trying to install pcANYWHERE 8.0

I tried installing pcANYWHERE 8.0 on a Windows XP machine, ignoring the compatibility warning dialog, on the assumption that the client would still be usable for connecting to Windows 9x machines and ...
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Chrome Restore Last Session

I had an error, and after reopening Chrome, I couldn't get last tabs. Using Control Shift T restored some windows, I saved them in bookmarks, just in case that is all I can restore. Now I copied 3 ...
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Hyper V checkpoints with an Azure VM

Is there any thing in Azure VMs similar to Hyper V checkpoints? I want to preserve the state of an Azure vm, deploy software builds for test and debugging and quickly revert. I do not want or need a ...
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How can I save the BIOS CMOS or the UEFI BIOS settings of a notebook in a file and restore them if necessary? [closed]

Basic configuration settings of a PC are stored in the BIOS CMOS or in the UEFI BIOS. In DOS times there was a software called Checkit and QAPLUS, at least one of them could save the configuration of ...
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rsync save and restore user-id/group-id

I'm trying to understand how to save and restore user/group while performing a backup using rsync. It might be that I got it all wrong, but I was running the following command: rsync -axqHAXWESR --...
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Is it possible to restore a backup image taken from an old Linux server to much newer hardware?

Most of the Linux production servers at work have been in use for many years and their hardware is out of date. For example, we have some production servers running CentOS 8 or 9. While the OS has ...
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TimeMachine restore: Can select backup, but get "No macOS system backups were found"

The SSD on my 2015 MacBook Pro died, and I got it replaced with a used SSD from another MacBook containing Catalina. The machine boots now normally, ready to restore from backup. I tried to restore ...
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Can a W11 System Backup Image be restored to a laptop running W10?

Laptop purchased with W11 and created W11 updated backup image to internal and external drives. Downgraded from W11 to W10 and created W10 updated backup image to internal and external drives.So I ...
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Enable System Protection (Restore) via .bat or .ps1 in Windows 11

I'm trying to automate a script that runs to enable system restore upon startup (yes, every time my PC boots). I found this PowerShell script that seems to work when entered directly into a PowerShell ...
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Backup & Restore Winsock?

In the process of doing some troubleshooting and running the netsh winsock reset command, and was wondering if anyone is aware of a way (or app) to backup the current winsock catalog (and/or ...
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Does anyone have a way of Exporting File 'Creation Date' and 'Modified Date' in order to restore this data onto files from a backup

I am able to get the data I want using PowerShell: gci -path .\ -recurse | sort name | select name, LastWriteTime, creationtime The issue here is, I have an online backup solution. When you restore ...
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How to recover/restore lost session in chrome?

So I signed out of one of my google accounts which had all my tabs and it immediately closed my session and replaced it with the session from my other account. Now the tabs from my original account ...
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Easeus - Restoring bootable drive issue

I 'm trying to restore my bootable Windows 11 drive which is already backed up to an external hard drive as pbd file format with the EaseUS backup software, and unfortunately, I cannot. While using ...
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OpenVPN on OPNsense fails to start after restore

After restoring my OPNsense system, the OpenVPN server fails to start. Here’s how I restored the system: Restored an image I had taken from the fully configured system (minus later configuration ...
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how to restore the windows clipboard after deleting it

I found a rare link on Google on how to remove the WIN+V Windows Clipboard, but now I cannot find that same link that also had instructions on how to restore it back. At the time of removal, I ...
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Black screen of death after trying a previous restore. I can only open bios. WRE-no load

I have tried for 3 days of all and every possible way to fix. I am getting the black screen of death after trying a previous restore. I can only open bios. WRE-not loading. Tried USB boot, nothing. ...
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Is there a way to restore chrome tabs (and windows) to different desktops using the same chrome instance?

I'm looking for a way to restore chrome windows from the same chrome instance (e.g. using the same user-data-dir) to different windows desktops. Using chrome with one profile and one user-data-dir i ...
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Is it defined to use pax across filesystems?

If I wanted to backup a *nx system, am I correct that going across filesystem boundaries would be a no-no? Would utilities like pax properly handle the jump across them or do I avoid it? If avoid it,...
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Restoring from backup made with rsync -M--fake-super

For years I have been regularly running the following command locally as a root filesystem backup in the hope I am safe: rsync -aAXv --progress --delete / --exclude={"/dev/*","/proc/*&...
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Can I restore LVM PV and VG (LV) configuration to a smaller disk?

In a virtual machine the size of a disk was found to be too large by mistake after a VG with LV and filesystem had been put on it using all the space. As VMware (they said to me) cannot reduce the ...
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What happens to default user files stored in D:/ when the drive fails?

So, on my office pc (win10) I set my default user docs to be in D:/ and not in C:/. I worked like that for 8 years storing my design files predominantly in 1 folder "Design". This year my D:/...
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How to restore MBR of Windows (10) if I have a clone of the disk? (restore the MBR only)

All the search results explain how to attempt to fix a broken boot record without a backup. I have a backup. I have a clone of the whole physical disk (not just the partition). Due to reasons, I don't ...
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Rebuild PostgreSQL from backup after data corruption

My PostgreSQL database seems to have suffered corruption after an unclean shutdown, and now I cannot figure out how to get it out of recovery mode. Since the database does not get very frequent ...
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How can I find original or past filenames if I did not created a security copy or a point of restoration?

I used a program for changing file names in a masive way, that program I used was "reNamer", but now I'd like to return all the original names because I believe I made an error when I tried ...
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windows partition restored on specific date (unusual)

This is a super unusual issue we have encountered, a PC of our payroll staff displayed an error upon opening today (05/11/2022). --MM/dd/YYYY see error upon opening the unit Tried to restart the unit ...
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How to Replace failed HDD in HP ProLiant ML10 Gen 9 server which has Intel RST Raid-1 (Hardware Raid)

we have HP server HP ProLiant ML10 Gen 9 with Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS. We have enabled Raid 1 for two HDD sized 2TB using Intel RST Raid configuration (which is an hardware raid). Now one the Drive is ...
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Can I restore a Macrium image made from one machine SSD to another to clone windows and installed applications?

I have a Dell 8700 with Windows 10 activated and various applications all on a 256GB SSD. I have purchased a used Dell 9020 with a new 256GB SSD with Windows 10 activated, and I want to use Macrium ...
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How do I restore a lost or previous session in Brave (Chromium) browser?

I MUST find an answer to this, folks, PLEASE HELP ME! I lost all my pinned, grouped AND standalone tabs in Brave (Chromium) browser, right after the browser locked up and crashed. Upon browser restart,...
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Windows 10 C: running out of space rapidly

I started seeing warnings to free up disk space on my C: past week or so. My C: has 2TB of available SSD NVMe storage total. I have done a couple of emergency relocations for Steam games and such ...
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How to revert to Windows 10 from Windows 11 after deleting windows.old folder?

I installed Windows 11 three months ago and didn't know windows.old would be very important, so I deleted it; however, I've decided to go back to Windows 10, but could not revert, with the only choice ...
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Accidentally overwrote a file

I accidentally overwrote an existing dataset file using the following Python command. pickle.load(open('mydata.pickle', 'wb')) I intended to load the data, but mistakenly used 'wb' option instead of '...
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Where does Google Chrome save the startup websites, continue where you left off?

I had to install a fresh Windows 10 on a new SSD. The SSD on which the previous Windows 10 is installed is OK, all files can be accessed from D:\. About the favorites, I copied the files located in D:\...
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Request to allow restoration of HDD sectors image

I took apart my Creative Nomad Zen Xtra and opened the HDD up in HXD.exe then saved all the sectors to my d: drive so I could use the HDD for something else temporarily but then I realized I need ...
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How to handle error message (0x80071ac5) when System Restore fails in Windows 10?

The following error message appears:-- "System Restore did not complete successfully. Your computer's system files and settings were not changed." "Details: System Restore failed while ...
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Restore not accessible USBs

Let's talk about the problem. I have 4 USBs from my mother in law which she hopes me to bring them to life, but I have no clue about what steps should I follow. If I connect them to my computer, 2 of ...
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What is a folder.pst and how can I import or search it

enter image description hereenter image description hereI need to find an important email. I saw it in the past few months and know its there somewhere. Ive searched outlook and its "searched the ...
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Recovering deleted files deleted with Git Bash on Windows using rm -rf

While working in Git Bash on my Windows laptop, I accidently deleted important files and folders using rm -rf on C:>. Is there a way to restore them? Since the OS is Windows while tool is bash, ...
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Does running an older Windows system restore point wipe out more recent ones?

I have a number of automatically created System Restore Points on a Windows machine. If I choose to run an older restore point, will the machine then no longer be able to access a more recent restore ...
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Error: (InvalidBSON) incorrect BSON length in element with field name 'clone_class_metrics.CE' in object with _id: ObjectId

I have windows 10 on my system with enough storage. I have a database that is 208 GB in a file with the .agz extension. When I import the database into my MongoDB, I face the following error: 2021-09-...
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Recovery (restore) over PXE

How to do I restore my backup file (AOMEI or EaseUS) to multiple computers over the Internet? How can I take a backup of my computer (Windows 10 Pro) after sysprep on the computer and restore it to ...
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Can I restore a lost Chrome session? [duplicate]

My chrome crashed on me and the restore previous session button didn't work. Is there a way to restore previous session? I had 4 windows with different tabs opened through days and they were saved ...
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