Desktop Backup: Restore data from a backup using Crashplan
Before you can restore files from a CrashPlan backup, you must have at least one backup set associated with your CrashPlan account, and you must have the CrashPlan client installed on the computer to which you want to restore your files.
Open the CrashPlan App, by clicking on the CrashPlan tray icon located in the Task Bar (Windows) or the Menu Bar (Mac).
Click on the Gear menu at the bottom right of the application.
Choose Options from the drop down menu, sign in if prompted.
You are presented with the home screen that will display your computers using the Desktop Backup (CrashPlan) service.
When you launch the CrashPlan PROe client the computers bound to the account will be shown. Click on the Get Files button for the computer that is associated with the files to be restored.
In the file list, directories can be opened by double clicking on them or the entire directory can be selected with the checkbox on the left. Select the file(s) and/or directory structures to restore and then click on Get Files at the bottom right. Note: If the backup set contains multiple versions of a given file, you can also click on the name of the file and select the blue clock icon and select the specific version that you want to restore. This feature is very useful if you accidentally modified a file and need to retrieve a previous version of it. (If you don't drill down into the versions of a file, and just select the checkbox next to the file's name, then by default, CrashPlan will restore the most recent version of that file.)
After clicking Get Files, the default rules and location for the restore will be presented in a new window. Choose the proper options for the restore and click Go.
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