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browsing files from backup on ext hard drive

by plumbersean / March 29, 2014 1:17 AM PDT

I have an external hard drive that has the back up from another computer on it. It has some files that I need to use now. Is there a way to get the individual files out or do I have to dump the back up into my current computer?

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First question
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 29, 2014 3:19 AM PDT

What software was used to create this backup?

Once we know that we can research (google) if that software has a browse feature.
Bob

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ext hard drive
by plumbersean / March 31, 2014 10:41 AM PDT
In reply to: First question

external hard drive is a Toshiba HDTC605XK3A1 plug & play. I simply followed the prompts when I plugged it in to make a backup. I was leaving a job but had a lot of reference I needed to keep. I though doing it as a backup was easier than manually moving a few hundred files. I did not realize it would be an issue to browse and extract files individually

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OK, I headed to Toshiba.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 31, 2014 10:46 AM PDT
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