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How do i retrieve back-up files

I backed up my autocad & alphacam files on a external hardrive via "backup my pc" software. I can see the files, but how do I open them and/or save a file to a disk?

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For you to open the files, you have to make sure you use a system that has the softwares instlled on it i.e autocad and alpha cam and with it you won't have problem. in as much as the files are in the drive, there is no problem. and you can save a file to the backup selecting the drive in the save or saveas option. or you move/copy already saved files into the drive using explorer. good luck

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Have an external hdd,stored images and video clips,it was later scanned by bitdefender and zipped it to MYI. Now I cant retrieve my images at all.how do I go about to retrieve those jpg, avi and docum


Why you do not save all hard drive data on other places before you try to do your stuffs?
So, just learn a lesson to make data backups on several drives in the future.
But, now, to rescue your drive data, you should firstly try some drive data recovery software and see whether your drive data is still recoverable, like:
http://freeware-fix.blogspot.com/2013/03/external-drive-data-recovery.html
Simply scan this hard drive thoroughly and take your needed videos and files back as many as possible.
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How back up your files (data) before doing system restore


<p>1. Use of pre-installed backup tools. Many computers have a backup software installed when you buy (including Time Machine backup and restore for Mac or Windows). These tools are designed to transfer files to various media they create on the computer hard drive or external hard drive, you can prevent a total loss of data is performed. When you open the utility, follow the onscreen instructions to complete the backup. <br /> <p><br /> <p>2. Back up important files on a USB stick or Memory Stick. Insert the stick into a USB port on your computer. Drag the selected files to the disk icon on the desktop (Mac) or PC (Windows) will appear. Flash drives and memory sticks are very mobile and can be stored in small spaces such as basements. Although they generally do not have a capacity of more than a few gigabytes (GB), they are large enough to store your important files. <br /> <p><br /> <p>3. Enter an external hard drive. These external hard drives usually have a very large capacity and can therefore keep most or all files on a disk. Connect the external hard drive via a USB port. You can drag and drop files on your hard disk or use it as a means of backup using a backup utility installed. <br /> <p><br /> <p>4. Burn your important files on a CD-R or DVD-R. an entire hard disk backup can be many slices, so this option is ideal if you want large media files or documents for easy access later. Insert the CD into the CD-ROM and follow the instructions on the screen (for Windows and Mac) to back up and store files. <br /> <p><br /> <p>5. Upload files for storage in the cloud. Services in the Internet cloud storage (like Mozy and drop-down box) are great ways to backup files to the internet access from any Internet enabled device. Important files with sensitive information may only be attached to a back-up cloud services such as Mozy. Clouds, Drop box is ideal for backing up photos, videos and other files less sensitive.<br />

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Computer won't recognize external usb hard drive


try it on another computer if that dosent work you should
reformat your computer but first backup all your data by putting your another internal hardrive on your computer and move all your files you need to the empty hardrive and after that take the hardrive with all your stuff in it off the computer and then reformat the hardrive which the external hardrive does not work on and install a new operating system then put the other hardrive with all your stuff back on your computer and transfer your stuff into the hardrive with a operating system then try the external hardrive

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you can burn all your stuff into a CD or a DVD
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you can put all your stuff into FlashDrives and then after you reformat the hardrive with an operating system put your stuff back into the computer and after that the external hardrive should work

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Toshina External Hard Drive backup files in


Which program did you create the backup with? You'll need to install a copy of that software on your new computer. Then you will let the software find the backup and restore it. This will only work if you used a file backup. Many backup programs do not restore to systems with different hardware (different CPU, hard drive, OS, etc.).

However, I don't know which software uses *. PFT, pfi or pfp extensions. PBF is the format for one of the older Paragon Backup software versions. Acronis uses *.TIB . For a list of many of the software extensions used for backups, see https://www.file-extensions.org/filetype/extension/name/backup-files .

Canvio drives used to include NTI BackupNow EZ software. However, I believe that NTI backups use BJF or NTI extensions. The installer for that is here: http://support.toshiba.com/sscontent?contentId=3044104 . To check for other software for your external drive, try looking up your drive at http://support.toshiba.com/support/home . The available drivers and software should be listed. Alternatively, check if the backup software installer is still on the external drive.

I hope this helps.

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Plus your free agent to your computer, then copy your files and folders from your compute to the new external one. Use copy and paste.

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The easiest way to backup your system is to go to your local computer/electronics store and pickup an external hard drive. If you don't plan to back up a ton of info, then you could use a large flash drive and manually copy the files over. Most external hard drives will come with backup software. If it were me, I would just disconnect the hard drive before I installed the processor. Once installed, power on the computer with the hardrive disconnected. If the computer is able to load the BIOS and displays something like "Boot device not detected" or something to that effect, then your probably good, because if you did it wrong or the processor was bad, then the computer wouldn't turn on at all.

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Itunes messed up my external hardrive


I doubt that iTunes really moved/reorganized files on your computer.

iTunest may have created its own "Table Of Contents", presenting a "view" of all your files.

Open "My Computer" and open your external hard-drive.
The files should be in "your" order.

Open "My Documents". Open "My Music".
The files should be in "your" order.


If iTunes really did "reorganize" your files, there's no way to "go back", because "Windows System Restore" does not automatically created time-stamped backups of your 'My Documents' folder (nor of any external disk-drive -- where would it put that much data???).


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Sorry, best I can do is advise next time don't use the backup/restore s/w that came with the drive. I own the same one and found Windows Backup works flawlessly. In fact, if files are still on orig computer, re-back-them-up using Windows Backup and restore to new machine same way.

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Try rebooting your computer, then relaunch AutoCAD. If your .dwg file will not open then open the backup file. Sometimes the .dwg file goes crazy and the backup file will save your life, most of the time. Also make sure that your machine has enough memory to run AutoCAD. Memory is either your best friend or your worst enemy when working with AutoCAD. I hope this helps.

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Need to dump my data from my mac to my maxtor external hardrive


you need to backup your system using windows back utility on your computer and save the files to your external hard drive.

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