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Restoring lost or deleted files from a shared drive

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Solution

Problem or Question:

I accidentally deleted files on my shard drive and need them restored

Environment:

Microsoft Windows

Solution or Answer:

1) Right Click on "My Documents" - OR the shared drive [ie S: Dept Share]

Note: Right click on the "Parent" folder if the entire sub-folder was deleted 

For Windows XP

a) select "Properties"

b) Click on the "Previous Versions" Tab

For Windows 7

a) select "Restore Previous Versions"

2) Click Open to view files that are available for restore

3) See if there is a version or backup copy that has the files you are looking for.
 




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Last Updated
01st October 2013 11:03:10 am

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JLT

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