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Restoring Files from External Hard-drive (Windows Vista)

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by 19874, Apr 16, 2010.

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    My hard drive recently became corrupted and had to be completely replaced.
    Before this, I had backed up everything on the hard drive using `Backup and Restore Centre` for Windows Vista on an external hard drive. Now I want to restore all the files (which included everything on my computer at the time) again using `Backup and Restore Centre` for WV.

    However, I know nothing about computers, and after just having got my laptop back, I don't want to have to send it back to the shop because I'm completely and utterly useless.

    Restoring the files I recently backed up shouldn't cause a problem? Or is there something I need to do before/after using the Restore function?

    (The files I wish to restore include everything, quite literally. I backed up everything a few weeks before my internal hard drive failed, which is the reason I'm a little concerned, as some of the data from the corrupt hard-drive was rescued [I've placed it on an external hard drive so it won't be lost by anything stupid I do from here on out :rolleyes:] and I wasn't sure if that would affect it for some reason, some how.)

    Apologies about the stupid question, but any help/advice would be awesome.
     
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