Windows back up help Please.

biggles92, Mar 17, 7:10am
My laptop crashed overnight in the weekend. I have Windows 7 installed. My Hp centre wouldnt let me do anything until I backed up my system. I did that to my portable hard drive.(15-3-2015) Then I did a system restore but it went back to June 2014. When I plug in my portable hard drive, the recent back up is there but I cant do anything with it. There is only a restore point to either last night or 2014. Im trying to get the 15-3-2015 files re-installed. Help!

black-heart, Mar 17, 7:15am
Restore points are related to system restore, They have nothing to do with backups. What did you use to make your backup? How did you confirm your backup of 15/3 is there ?
System restore doesn't change your files, just system settings. What are you trying to get back ?

king1, May 12, 10:27pm
backups are not restore points
Find backup and restore in the control panel and then point that at the external drive

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