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Restoring

The command you hope you never have to use is the Restore command. But heck, that’s why we back up, right? So we can restore when we have to.

To restore from a backup, launch the Backup application, select the backup plan from which you want to restore (refer to Figure 16), and click Restore. The Personal Data " Settings window appears, but this time it lists Previous Backups and the items backed up, as shown in Figure 17.

Figure 17

Figure 17 You can restore from any of the previous backups.

In the Previous Backups list, select the backup from which you want to restore. In most cases, this will be the most recent backup, but sometimes—for example, if you suspect that a file has been corrupted for some time—you might want to select an older backup. Then turn on the check box beside each file you want to restore. When you click Restore Selection, all checked files are restored to your hard disk in the locations in which they originally resided.

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