Restore overwritten or modified documents


shadow-copiesThere is a small life saving utility that comes with windows vista, you can use it if you have overwritten or modified an important document by mistake.

To restore the previous correct version of the document right click the modified document and select “Restore previous versions”. Allow windows a couple of minutes to lookup “shadow” copies of the file. select one of the discovered shadow copies then hit “copy” at the bottom of the window, save the original copy of the document somewhere else.

That’s it, you saved your job

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