First Restore Task: Simple Mode

This article describes how to easily restore data from a backup. Simple steps that you will have to repeat to restore data from your backup without any complications or questions.


To restore backup information, please follow these next steps:

  1. Run a New Task Wizard with a "New" button or by pressing Ctrl+N.
  2. Select Restore, and then click "Next". Do not mark "Use Advanced Wizard" if you will plan to stay in simple task mode.
Step 1 - Create a recovery task in simple mode
  1. (For network solution only) In the upper left corner select a remote machine to use it as backup storage.
  2. On the left panel, click on an appropriate data storage plug-in, e.g., Computer for data stored on the local machine.
Step 2 - select backup storage in simple mode
  1. Select a folder with your backup on the right panel.
  2. Click on the index file (backup.hbi, always presents in backups), and then click "Next".
  3. Here you must also enter a password for your backup, if you choose to encrypt your copy during creating a backup task.
Step 2* - Enter the password to recover the encrypted copy in simple mode.
  1. Select a place to restore data. You can use "Select all" and "Deselect all" buttons to speed up complete selection or erasing. Click "Next".
Step 3 - choosing a place to restore backup in simple mode
  1. Select either full or incremental recovery, then click "Next" and proceed to the final step.
Step 4 - Select the type of recovery in simple mode

Note: Full recovery will restore all data from backup. Incremental recovery will restore only those files that will changed in backup since the previous restoration.

  1. On the final step, give a name for your task, and mark an option to run this task immediately after creating it. Click "Finish" – well done!
Step 5 - specifying the name of the task in simple mode

A new task will appear in the main program window. If you select immediate running for a task, you will see also the task results in the main window.


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