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How can I restore a file from my U: Drive or Fredshare Folder?

Files stored on your U: drive or Fredshare are backed up at noon and midnight daily and backups are kept for 32 days. You now have the option to restore your files on your own if you have deleted them or made changes that you want to recover.

Step-by-step guide

To Restore a Previous File Version that Still Exists

  1. Navigate to your U: drive or fredshare folder.
  2. Right click on the file that you want to restore and left click restore previous versions.
  3. It will then list you the versions that are available with dates that they were modified. Click on the file that you want to restore.
  4. Then you will need to click on Copy or Restore.
    1. Copy will keep the current copy and make a new copy of the old version. This will ask you where you want to copy the file to and give you an option to rename it.
    2. Restore will erase the current copy and replace it with the old version.

To Restore a Deleted File

  1. Navigate to your U: Drive or fredshare folder and right click on it.
  2. Right click on the U: Drive or fredshare folder that you want to restore and left click restore previous versions.
  3. It will then list you the versions that are available with dates that they were modified. Click on the date that you want to search through.
  4. Then you will need to click on Open and search through the folder to find the file you were trying to restore.
  5. Once you find the file, simply copy it to your computer.

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