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Restoring backed up filed to a new (win 8.1- win 10) computer


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#1 pupcake

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Posted 14 January 2016 - 10:18 AM

in Oct I put my HP 360 laptop on top of my Toshiba laptop and went to pick up the kids from school.  Both were running and by the time I got home both were fried.  (Toshiba runs REALLY hot)

 

Now I have a 15" toshiba that keeps trying to fix itself and never boots, & and a 10" HP that says I don't have an OS.

 

Luckily I had JUST backed up the Toshiba the day before on my "Toshiba Automatic Backup Drive 593701-B external HDD"

 

 

When I try to get the files of the HDD it just keeps trying to backup the new computer.

 

 

When I look at the "This PC"  under OS (C:)

 

DBR_Boot (E:)  with 22 MB used 

 

DBR_MASTER (G:) 20.5 GB used

 

Then alone >DBR_BOOT (E:)  22 MB used

                   >DBR_MASTER (G:) 20.5 GB used

 

 

So the files must be there, I just cant seem to open them.

 

I have tried opening each section but don't know what to do from there.

 

Thanks for any assistance-

 

Pupcake



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#2 Niweg

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Posted 16 January 2016 - 03:07 PM

 What program did you use to back the Toshiba up?  I use Easeus Todo Backup Free, but I don't know what you used.


Make regular full system backups or you'll be sorry sooner or later.





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