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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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SharePoint 2019 - Restore backup to new web app site [migrated]

I have a test SharePoint 2019 Server with two web-app sites I will call Production and Development. URL for Production is https://production.foo.bar and the URL for development is https://development....
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CalDAV/CardDAV server behavior after restoring to an old version

Assume the following situation: A CalDAV/CardDAV server is used by different clients. Each of the clients keeps data locally and synchronizes periodically. The server goes down and is restored from ...
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How do I retrieve orphaned Cloud SQL backups in Google Cloud?

A CLOUDSQL instance was deleted from our project but the backups are still in the Cloud. These are automated backups and not accessible through Cloud Storage. I have done the following based on this ...
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how to restore softwares in linux from an old hard drive

I recently removed my old harddrive from my linux machine, as the linux was corrupted due to accidental deletion of /bin folder. I have inserted a new harddisk and installed a new linux system (which ...
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TEXT/TXt file corrupyed or unreadable

Like so many people I have seen post about this, I can't remember my Bitlocker password. I set it up 8 years ago and haven't needed to access an old drive in a long time. I came across it the other ...
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Restore to default state in Asus Eee Note EA-800?

I can't remember the password I configured to access my Asus Eee Note EA-800: https://www.asus.com/supportonly/EA-800 The user manual doesn't provide any wipe instructions or process. How to do a ...
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Win 7 Professional

Machine crashed during power outage and failed to boot afterwards. After running EasyRE and Dell Restore and Recovery, system became bootable and appeared completely intact. Attempting to image disk ...
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How do I access the contents of an mSecure backup?

I had an iPhone with mSecure as my password manager, and have some backups. Now I no longer have the iPhone, and it is not clear to me how to restore from Windows mSecure what data is in the backup. ...
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External Hard Drive lost after Making a Windows 10 Bootable USB

I have two issues; 1st: I lost all my data on an external hard drive after creating a bootable USB for windows 10 installation via windows media creation tool 2nd: I only can see 30 GBs out of my 1TB ...
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Unable to clone Windows 10 image from 1TB HDD to 500 GB SSD

I am replacing 1TB HDD on my laptop with 500GB SSD. The C drive (with Windows 10 OS) on HDD is of 119GB. The image of the OS - with all customizations, software and files - that I have created on an ...
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How to manually backup synology system files?

I built a synology with 6 HDD drives. The files are only synchronized with Google Cloud. (Basic EXT4) I am afraid that HDD will crash down and I'd need to rebuild the system files, as the hyper backup ...
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Save the machine state before shutdown and load it back on boot?

Is there a way, on windows 10 and on Linux distributions, to save the machine state before shutting down and load it back up on boot? I.e. I would like the same feature as in VirtualBox when I use ...
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How can I restore Google Chrome settings from last Windows

My Windows was crashed and I installed another Windows, but I have full access to all my last Windows' files. Can I use them to access only bookmarks and not even history, passwords, settings, etc?
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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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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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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 ...