Restore your data
Restoring backed up information
The Restore your data feature allows you to retrieve the information you have backed up and copy it to its original location or to any other place on your computer. It works for both files and e-mails.
To restore the information, you will need to go through a Restore Guide that allows you to choose the information type, the location and the place where you want the files or e-mails restored to. The guide is easily started by clicking on the Restore your data button from the Backup’s menu (…) in the main BullGuard window.
The Restore Guide: Allowaetwork paths). The Guide is simple and easy to use and the retrieval time only depends on the amount of data to retrieve and on network conditions (for files backed up online).
File Restore Guide
Once you click on the Restore your data button, you will be asked to select the location where the files have been previously backed up – Online drive or Local (a CD/DVD or a local/network computer or drive). Click Next after selecting the correct location.
For files/e-mails backed up on the Online Drive you will need to choose the Computer name and the Windows account (Windows username) from which you would like to restore the files.
If you selected a local/network computer or driver, you will need to browse to the location of the backup.
For files backed up using Dropbox, you will need authenticate to your Dropbox account and then browse to the file(s)’ location.
Click Next to proceed.
In the next window, you will need to select the files and folders that you want to restore. Click Next if you have finished choosing the data to restore.
In the next screen, you will need to select a location where to place the retrieved files. For retrieving e-mails, you will need to select the e-mail client and Identity you want the e-mails retrieved to. Click on the Start button to have BullGuard retrieve your files.
Please do not interrupt the retrieval process until it completes successfully. When the Restoring is complete, you will be notified in the Messaging Center > Backup > Activity section.