This knowledge base post shows how to use the Windows restore feature to recover backed up PlanGuru analysis files. You will only be able to restore lost analysis files if you employed the backup methods described in this knowledge base post.
A.1 In order to show how the restore works I selected a number of analysis files that I will delete. A.2 Once deleted you can see that this company folder is empty
Locate Restore Files
B.1. From the Backup and Restore utility in the Windows control panel I click "Select another backup to restore files from", or click the "Restore my files" button. B.2 Next I click "Browse network location" to find my restore file. B.3. Then click the "Browse" button. B4. Navigate to the location where your backup files are stored and Click "OK" B.5. Again, click the "OK" button.
Select which files to Restore
C.1. Click the "OK" button. C.2 Select the appropriate backup and click the "Next" button. C.3. Click the "Browse for Files" button. C.4 Navigate to the particular folder within the backup file that contains the files you want to restore. C.5. Highlight the files you'd like to restore, and click "Add Files".
Finish the Restore Process
D.1. Click the "Next" button. D.2. Select where you want to restore files, I selected the "In the original location" this will restore files to the folders they were backed up from. D.3 Click finish, and the restore is complete.
To confirm the results of the restoration process, I navigate to the file folder in Windows explorer. Once there I see that all of the selected files have been restored.