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Restore Files from Department File Services in Windows

You will have access to snapshots/backups of your files; hourly backups can be accessed for 48 hours, daily backups are kept for 6 weeks, and monthly backups are kept for 6 months.

  1. Navigate to the right pane of your open Windows Explorer window of your Departmental file share.
  2. Right-click in the right pane of your Windows Explorer window and select “Properties” from the quick menu.
  3. Click on the Previous Versions tab. Select the restore date from the list of dates available.
  4. Click on the Restore button.
  5. When asked if you want to restore the previous version, click the Restore button.
  6. You will receive confirmation that the previous version has been restored. Click OK.

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