Windows 10: Need to restore files to Win 10 from Win 7 backup-is this possible? Solved

  1.    25 Jan 2016 #1

    Need to restore files to Win 10 from Win 7 backup-is this possible?

    My folder is:

    It has all my documents, photos, etc. from a PC that I converted to Win 10 and gave a family member. But I can't seem to get the file to open on my own Win 10 Pro laptop.
    Is there a program, command or process that will allow to restore all my files to this laptop?

    Thanks in advance,
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2. Posts : 29,303
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17672
       25 Jan 2016 #2

    Hello Jeff, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    If this for Windows Backup and not a System Image, then you could use OPTION ONE in the tutorial below to extract the files from the backup.

    Backup - Manually Extract Files from in Vista Windows 7 - Windows 7 Help Forums
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    25 Jan 2016 #3

    Perfect solution.

    Worked like a charm. Thank you.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4. Posts : 29,303
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17672
       25 Jan 2016 #4

    You're most welcome.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


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