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[Windows Vista] How to restore a file or folder to a previous version?

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[Windows Vista] How to restore a file or folder to a previous version?

 


Files or folders can be restored in the Backup and Restore Center. If restoring files and folder together, please refer to the steps below:
[Windows Vista] How to restore via backup files

If erasing or changing files which are in the same folder, user can restore them by Auto-saving a Shadow copy or backup copy.

Backup Copy:
Use the File Backup Guide to make a backup copy of files and folders. Please refer to the steps below to auto back up files and folders.
[Windows Vista] How to backup on a regular basis

Shadow Copy:
An important part of the Windows restore system is automatically copying saved files and folders.
[Windows Vista] How to restore.

Please refer to the steps below to restore to a previous version.
1. Right-click to choose the folder where there is a file to restore. Click Restore previous versions.
*Here, the example is restoring the Test folder, which is in the document root folder, to a former version
2. Click the Previous Version tab, and click the folder version to restore.

Choose the folder version, click Open to refer to the present folder's content.
3. Click the Restore button
4. Confirm the contents of the folder, and click the Restore button
5. Click the OK button
6. Click the OK button to close the screen