Monday, 23 March 2015

How to Recover Specific Files from System Restore Point

Want to recover specific files and folders from System Restore Points? You can explore and restore individual file without making changes to your system programs.

System Restore Point is a very important for a PC. We come through many-many applications daily. Some are useful, some are useless and some may break your Computer. System Restore can help you to restore your System to a point where it may be working properly.

How to Recover Specific Files from System Restore Point

But if you will restore your PC to the earlier point then you're going to lose any files and programs that you have downloaded or installed after that specific restore point. If you're planning to restore your computer then move the useful files to another location or drive (system will make changes on the drive where OS is installed).

What if you just want to restore specific files from the earlier restore point of your PC? You may come into circumstances when you'll only want to get the few deleted files from the earlier point of Windows. System Restore Explorer allows us to mount the system restore point and extract individual files from it. Follow the following steps to get started with this app.

  • First, download the application from this link and install it on your PC.
  • Open the System Restore Explorer app after installing it. You can see the list of various restore points on the Window. See image given below.
How to Recover Specific Files from System Restore Point
  • Check the date and time of the restore point. Mount the point where your individual file may be available.
  • To Mount the Restore Point, select any one point and click Mount button. It will then open Windows Explorer which contains the folders and files that you have deleted after that Restore Point.
  • Look for the file on the Explorer. Once you've found that file, Copy it to a different location (path out of the mounted folder).
  • After copying the file to safe location, go back to the System Restore Explorer app and click the Unmount button for that Restore Point.
That's All! It is very convenient app to explore restore points. Many of you love the mount feature of this app.

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