How to restore a file using GoFlex Premium Backup

Files backed up using Memeo Instant Backup can be restored several ways. This article will cover three options.

Option A: using the Memeo Premium backup interface.
Option B: restoring an older version of a file using Windows Explorer.
Option C: restoring a deleted file using Windows Explorer.

Option A - Restoring backup using Memeo Premium Backup interface.

  1. Open Memeo Premium by double-clicking the icon in the system tray. 
  2. Click the View and Restore button.
  3. Choose a backup plan you want to restore in the upper left Select a Plan window.
  4. Choose files to restore:
    Search for an individual file;
    --OR--
    Browse the folder tree for the files or folders to restore.
    If the files are not found, check the box in the upper right that says Show deleted files.
  5. Click Restore.

Files will be restored at this point. Click the green link to open the folder that contains the restored files. 

Note:  The files will be in their original folder structure, so if the file was in (My) Documents it will be in the following sub folders:
Windows XP:  C_\Documents and Settings\username\My Documents
Windows Vista: C_\User\username\Documents
Windows 7:  C_\User\username\Documents

Option B - Restoring an older version of a file using Windows Explorer.

  1. Open (My) Computer.
  2. Browse to where the file you want restored was originally.
  3. Right-click on the file.
  4. Highlight the Memeo LifeAgent option.
  5. Choose Restore from the name of your backup.
  6. Choose the date of the version you want to restore.

The files will restore at this point.

Option C - Restore a deleted file using Windows Explorer.

  1. Open (My) Computer.
  2. Browse to where the file you want restored was originally.
  3. Right-click on a empty area in the folder that used to contain the file.
  4. Highlight the Memeo LifeAgent option.
  5. Choose Back in Time.
  6. Choose the date the file existed in the left window.
  7. Check the box next to the file to be restored.

The files will restore at this point.

 





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