How do I restore my files?
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To restore your backed up files:
Note: If you backed up files to CDs or DVDs, do not restore files by copying them directly to your PC from the backup disks. When Norton 360 backs files up to CDs or DVDs, it sometimes has to split files between two discs. Directly copying a file back from a disc, therefore, may only copy part of the file. Such a file appears to be damaged when you try to use it. Instead, let Norton 360 restore your files for you.
- In the Norton 360 main window, click Backup, and then click Restore Files.
- In the Restore Files window, do one or more of the following:
- Under Restore From, change where to restore from. You can choose any of the backup sets to restore the files. If you backed up your data in an external media, you must connect it to your computer to restore those files. Norton 360 lists all the backup sets that you ran backup for and that your PC can currently detect.
- Under Files, specify what to restore. You can restore the backed up files in a backup set that you selected. You can use the Search option to search for files by name and add the selected file to restore. You can also check the Restore All Files and Categories option next to the Files heading to select all file categories. In addition, you can browse for backed up files based on file categories and folders by using the Browse for Files and Folders option. You can filter the backed up files in a backup set by the backup file categories.
- Under Restore To, change where to restore the files to. You can restore to the original locations of the files, or navigate to a new location where you can restore your files. Norton 360 displays the total number of files and the total size of the files that you have selected for restoration. If files with the same name are present at the original location, the files that you restore replace those files.
- Click Restore Files.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to finish restoring your files.