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Windows 7: Backup and Restore

22 Dec 2010   #1
BobS

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Backup and Restore

Win7 64bit Home Premium
I am currently testing Backup and Restore to get a better idea of how to use it. I have a backup set up which includes only a small part of my files. After I better understand backup, I will expand the backup to include the rest of my files. Backup was run yesterday and again today. It appeared to run correctly with the size of the backup increasing only a small amount for the 2nd (incremental) run. Now I want to run restore using the above backup to restore to a temporary folder on the desktop so I can compare the restored files to the files already on the computer. I will then delete the temporary folder (with the restored files).

Here's the problem - I started the restore process and after clicking Restore My Files got the Restore Files window, but the Next button is greyed out and I can go no further. What is causing this?

Just in case it is relevant, clicking on any of the other 3 buttons (Search, etc) appears to do nothing.


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22 Dec 2010   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Bob, and welcome to Seven Forums.

This below may be able to help. If not, then please post back screenshots of what is different than in the tutorial.

Restore Backup User and System Files

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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23 Dec 2010   #3
BobS

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Thanks Shawn - with your help I was able to complete the process

Bob S
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23 Dec 2010   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Bob. I'm happy to hear that you got it completed. :)
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