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Backup & Restore

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by UncleDewey, May 3, 2011.

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  1. UncleDewey

    UncleDewey Thread Starter

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    My neighbor uses Windows 7 Backup & Restore. We tried to restore a file, but it will not restore the file. The detailed note states "Restore Skipped Restoring the C:\Location\filename"


    It gives no reason and wonder if we are missing something? Any help would be great. Dewey
     
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  3. TheShooter93

    TheShooter93 Cody Malware Specialist

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    There may just be something screwy with the backup wizard.

    Is there any way you can backup the file manually?
     
  4. UncleDewey

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    We are trying to restore some important files that have been lost, so we are beyond backing up any files.

    Thanks for your interest, Uncle Dewey
     
  5. TheShooter93

    TheShooter93 Cody Malware Specialist

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    Sorry, must have read it wrong.

    Recuva is free software that allows you to recover files that have been deleted, maybe you'll have better luck with it.
     
  6. Hughv

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    C:\ is not a usual backup location. Are you sure you have the right path? Backups should be on an external drive or DVD.
     
  7. UncleDewey

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    C:\ is where the restored file is to be restored to! Uncle Dewey
     
  8. Hughv

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    Where is the backup file located?
     
  9. UncleDewey

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    On a portable hard drive which is a USB connection. Uncle Dewey
     
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