Handy Backup / Support / User Manual / Restoring Data
After successful completion of a backup task, Handy Backup creates an index file (backup.hbi or spanXXXX.hbi in case of multiple CD/DVD discs, where XXXX is a hexadecimal number of span). Index files are stored along with backups and contain all information on the performed task. They are essential for restoration purposes, and must not be modified manually.
There are two ways to restore backed up data. Firstly, you can create a restore task. This is done with the help of the New Task Wizard which can be opened in three ways:
To create a restore task you need to complete seven steps:
Besides restoration of the whole data set, you can also restore any separate file or a set of files included into any existing backup or restore task. This method is useful if you don’t want to restore the entire data set, however it doesnt let you restore files to locations different than original. To restore separate files and folders, follow these steps:
The files you selected will be restored to their original locations. For more details, refer to Restoring Separate Files and Folders.
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User Manual in PDF (version 7.1.2, 5.3 MB)
User Manual in PDF (version 6, 3 MB)
Installation of Server Edition
Installation of Disaster Recovery Module
Updating from Earlier Versions
Registration of Disaster Recovery Module
New Task Wizard: Standard Mode
New Task Wizard: Expert Mode
Creating Network Backup Task
Creating Backup and Restore Tasks in Disaster Recovery Module
How to Back up (Articles)
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