Worry about data loss caused by a virus infection, system crash, disk failure, etc.? Have you created a backup for your important files with MiniTool ShadowMaker? If yes, how to restore files with MiniTool ShadowMaker? Go to see detailed instructions from this post from MiniTool.

There are many reasons responsible for file loss. For instance, you may mistakenly delete files you want to keep; and virus attack or ransomware attack could also result in file loss. In such cases, you need to restore files from the backup image.


If your computer cannot boot, you will need the help of MiniTool Media Builder to enter the MiniTool recovery environment for file restore. To create a bootable media, please go to Tools > Media Builder.

See the steps about MiniTool ShadowMaker File Restore:

Step 1: In the Restore tab, select the file backup image you want to restore and click the Restore button. If the desired backup is not listed here, click Add Backup located at the top right corner to select the file backup image manually.

choose image to restore files

Step 2: In the pop-up window, select the file restore version and click Next.

choose backup version

Step 3: Then choose the files/folders to restore and click Next.

choose files and folders to restore

Step 4: Click Browse to choose a destination location to save the restored files. Then, click Start to begin the operation. MiniTool ShadowMaker will perform file image restore quickly and show you the result.

choose a path for MiniTool ShadowMaker File Restore

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