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Windows 10 - How do I revert back to a system image?

I need to revert back to a system image because I deleted some files can anyone explain how I do this.

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Too vague.

Tell how you are making system images. What software title are you using?

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Sorry its too vague

I created a back up/system image of my computer last friday, but now I need to revert back to that system image. the system image is on an external hard drive at the moment.

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Re: system image

If I have to restore a system image made by Acronis TrueImage, I boot from the Acronis recovery CD I made when installing Acronis TrueImage. That CD contains a custom Linux OS, configured to do just that (and somewhat more menu options, like recovering only a few files or verifying the image).

What does the manual (might be only available online) of your backup program tell to do?

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Are you referring to the Windows 10 backup utility?

It does have the ability to create a system image so I'll presume that, if you used that method, you need to also use the Windows 10 repair utility which has the option to restore to a previous image. Generally, all you do is select that feature and point to the image you made. Of course the external drive would need to be connected. That's not a Windows 10 feature I've ever used so can't offer anything from experience. I've used other such utilities and the backup/restore methods are fairly consistent.

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Well creating a backup and an Image

are two different things. An image is a compressed copy of your whole drive. A backup is backing up file data files. An image is created using image software that creates and restore an image. You can look to see if when you deleted the files if a restore point was created by Windows. Google 'Using Windows restore points".

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