Friday, November 16, 2018
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MISSING FILES

LOSE A FILE? Restore it from the twice-daily backups!

If you notice one or many files/folders missing from your desktop, documents or any other folder when you log in to a public computer on the ESF or SU campuses – you can now restore previous versions of that file! SU’s backup system takes a ‘snapshot’ of your user profile at Noon and 6pm everyday – so all hope may not be lost for your missing lab!!

To restore a file/folder, right-click on the folder in question with the Windows Explorer and choose “Restore Previous Versions”:


This will bring up a list of previous saves of your folder, from which you can “Open” to view individual files, or “Restore” to replace all files in that folder with the backup: