Recover lost or deleted files

If you can't find a file on your computer or you accidently modified or deleted a file, you can restore it from a backup (if you're using Windows backup) or you can try to restore it from a previous version. Previous versions are copies of files and folders that Windows automatically saves as part of a restore point. Previous versions are sometimes referred to as shadow copies.
 
Restoring files from a backup
Restoring files from previous versions
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Article ID: 17119 - Last Review: May 11, 2016 - Revision: 19

  • Windows 7
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