Home Computer Backup and Restore
Published: August 2008
This technical brief provides an in-depth look at the features and functionality of Windows® Home Server Home Computer Backup and Restore. This brief has been updated to include additional information from Power Pack 1. To learn more about other aspects of Windows Home Server, please visit the Microsoft Web site (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=100260).
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Home Computer Backup Overview
Features and Functionality
Backup and Restore In Depth
Windows Home Server Console
How Backup Is Implemented
How Backups Are Stored
Restoring Individual Files and Folders
Restoring a Home Computer
Backup Settings and Backup Cleanup
Backup service is not running
Saving a Copy of the Backup Database
Deleting the Backup Database
Restoring a Backup Database
Home Computer Backup Overview
Windows® Home Server will automatically backup your home computers to the home server and allow you to easily restore the entire computer or an individual file or folder to a previous point in time. The Windows Home Server Backup solution backs up only the data that has not already been backed up. Even if you have several copies of the same data on different computers, the data is backed up only once on your home server and your home server keeps track of what data was stored on each home computer on each day. This makes it efficient in the time it takes for backups to complete and the amount of space that is used on your home server. Features and Functionality
The core features of Windows Home Server Home Computer Backup and Restore are: *
Performs Automated Daily Backup of your Home Computers *
Computer backups are automatically configured when you install the Windows Home Server Connector software on your home computers. Backup is performed on a...
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