How to Restore a Backup using the Windows Server Backup feature in Windows Server 2008 Enterprise R2

Open up the Windows Server Backup (Click on Start and type backup, click on Windows Server Backup on the top).  Select Recover on the right navigation pane.

In the Getting Started page, select ‘A backup stored on another location’ and click on Next to continue.

In the Specify Location Type page, select Remote shared folder, you may wish to choose another location type and click on Next to continue.

In the Specify Remote Folder page type the Universal Naming Convention (UNC) to the remote folder then provide the credentials, click on Next to continue.

In the Select Server page, select which server’s data that you wish to recover, click on Next to continue.

In the Select Backup Date, select the backup date to be used for recovery and click on Next to continue.

In the Select Recovery Type select which want you wish to recover. In this Tutorial we’ll be selecting Files and folders and click Next to continue.

In the Select Items to Recovery page, locate the items that you wish to recover. In this Tutorial please click on Recovery and click on Next to continue.

In the Specify Recovery Options page, choose Another location, click on Browse and select the location, click on Next to continue.

In the Confirmation and final page of the recovery wizard, click on Recover, this conclude your backup restore.

Note: You may also use this Tutorial in SBS 2011.

Please check out How to use the Windows Server Backup in Windows Server 2008 Enterprise R2

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