Glossary of Terms – What Is Restore

restore Restore is a term used to describe the process of reverting a computer back to its original configuration or an earlier copy. It is the process of restoring files, system, partition or disk to the previous state.

You should think of Restore function when you suffer from these situations: system crash, hardware and software failure, data loss, virus and hacker attack, etc. However, only when you have made a backup in advance, you can use Restore.

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