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Using my book essential edition external hard drive

I had a work desktop computer that I used the external hard drive for to backup financial documents and other files I wanted to keep before trashing the old computer.

I see the backup file in my computer in the my book folder, it just don't have a clue as to how I can restore some of these files to the current computer I am now using. It is a window xp desktop system.

When I right click on the backup file, I don't know what program to use to open up the file. It is asking me to choose a program? I am clueless and there is no specific help with Western Digital in the FAQ's on this subject so if you can help, I sure would appreciate it.

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Hi,

you have to restore the backup with the same software that made it.
Probably this program is installed in your work pc and not at home.

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Posted on Aug 04, 2008

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