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Windows 7: Selecting Folders to restore in Microsoft Windows 7 Backup and Restore

09 Jan 2014   #11

Windows 7 home premium 32 and 64 bit

Hi Shawn,

Once I had included the folders in the backup and restore, performed a backup, I could then recover them.

I had assumed that the system image contained all my folders and that microsoft recommended folders would include all my folders. But I was wrong.

It looked as though the backup and restore would be intuitive, but not to me.

I am happy that I now have it under control and I am writing my own instructions for the way that I wish to use it.

One thing that I am having trouble with is finding is a free program which will just print the directory tree in an ergonomic manner. The ones I have found are either not suitable for windows 7 or produce far more detail than I need. This would be good to decide which folders to include on laptops other than mine.

My daughter is away at the moment and I want to backup all her PHD stuff on her laptop before she gets back.

She nearly lost 3 yeas PHD work to a virus. Focuses the mind a tad.

I under stand that she had F-Secure running. If so it's the first one I have heard getting past F-Secure. I've been running F-Secure for 6 years on three laptops without virus or mallware issues.

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