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ID 6178:   How to browse backup archive and restore individual files?

Q: I need to open my backup archive and maybe restore some files from it. I do not need to restore entire backup archive.

A: There are several ways to restore files from archive. Please note, that you need to switch your product to Full Scale View, cause we will refer exactly to it. However some wizards can be started from Express Launcher too.


Below you can find PDF document with complete instructions and screen shots.


(1) Using built-in Volume Explorer

  1. In Disk view select Volume Explorer tab
    Please note: If Volume Explorer is absent in ‘Disk View’, it is also available from ‘Archives’ tab and works the same way
  2. Navigate to the archive folder
  3. Double-click *.PBF file. It will open archived data in tree-view
  4. Right-click the required file from the list  and select ‘Export’
  5. It will open Wizard where you should select the destination and click ‘OK’
  6. Wait until operation will be completed

(2) Using File Transfer Wizard (this tool is also available on Recovery CD)

  1. In the Main Menu select Tools ->   File Transfer Wizard
  2. In the Wizard click Next
  3. Navigate to the archive folder
  4. Double-click *.PBF file. It will open archived data in tree-view
  5. Select the required file/folder and click the green arrow button to copy it to clipboard
  6. Click Next.
  7. Select where to save file: Local/Network Drive or CD/DVD, click Next
  8. Specify the location (or select CD/DVD Burning device), click Next
  9. Set option ‘Overwrite existing files’ if needed, click Next
  10. Verify transfer summary information, click Next.
  11. Click Finish to complete the Wizard.
  12. Wait until operation will be completed
  13. Click Close?

(3) Using ‘Restore File From Archive’ option

  1. Go to Archives tab.
  2. Right-click the required archive and select ‘Restore File from Archive’
    Please note: If Archive is not listed in Archive Database, you can add it by clicking ‘Add Archive to Database’ button 
  3. It will open File Transfer Wizard
  4. Select the required file/folder and click the green arrow  button to copy it to clipboard
  5. Click Next.
  6. Select where to save file: Local/Network Drive or CD/DVD, click Next
  7. Specify the location (or select CD/DVD Burning device), click Next
  8. Set option ‘Overwrite existing files’ if needed, click Next
  9. Verify transfer summary information, click Next.
  10. Click Finish to complete the Wizard.
  11. Wait until operation will be completed.
  12. Click Close.

(4) Using ‘Mount the Selected Archive’ option (for 32x Windows only)

  1. Go to Archives tab.
  2. Right-click the required archive and select ‘Mount the Selected Archive’ option
  3. Assign Drive Letter and click Yes
  4. The Archive will appear in Windows Explorer as a Hard Disk Drive. You can copy files/folders from this drive as usually.

 

Attached Resources:

Covered Products :
1Drive Backup and Backup&Recovery 10 Professional Edition,    & Recovery 10 Free Edition,    & Recovery 10 Suite,    & Recovery 11 Suite,    10 Personal Edition
2Hard Disk (Festplatten) Manager for Virtual Server,    2010 Professional Edition,    2008 Suite,    Festplatten 2009 Kompakt German ,    Home Expert 2009 Russian ,    Festplatten 2008 Suite,    Home Expert 2008,    2011 Suite,    Festplatten 2009 Suite,    2010 Suite,    2009 Suite English ,    2010 Server Edition,    2009 Professional Edition English
3Drive Backup 10 Server Express Edition,    10 Small Business Server Edition,    10 Workstation Edition,    10 Server Edition
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