University of California, Riverside


Recovering Files & Folders

Recovering Files in Windows

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To restore a previous version of a file or folder, right click on the file and select Properties. properties

Select the Previous Versions tab. A list of available previous version will be displayed to either view or restore.

Scroll to the version you may want to restore. Click Open to view the file before restoring. Once you have decided that is the version to recover, click Restore.

Recover previous version
A window pop up will ask if you are sure, click Restore to confirm. Are you sure you want to restore?
A window pop up will notify you the file has been restored, click OK. Restored

Recovering Files in Mac OS X

Although it is possible for advanced Mac users to recover files and folders on their computers, it is recommended that Mac users use either a Windows PC or virtual PC and follow the instructions above to recover files and folders.

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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Computing & Communications
Computing & Communications Bldg.

Tel: (951) 827-4741
Fax: (951) 827-4541