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Recover a File or Folder Deleted from the Z-Drive

Article ID: 488
Last updated: 16 Oct, 2019

The following instructions require that you log into a Windows computer on the network at Eastern:

  • Go to the start menu and click on Computer.
  • Right-click on the Z-Drive if the file was in the main directory. If the file was in a subfolder, right-click the subfolder. 
  • Click Properties.
  • Click on the Previous Versions tab, then highlight the previous version in which you wish to pull the previous document from.
  • Click Open. A window will appear showing the contents of the version of that folder.
  • Highlight the file you want to recover.  
  • Right-click the file and select Copy.
  • Open a new Windows Explorer window.  Find the file location in which you wish to put the copied folder.  
  • Right-click inside the folder and select Paste.
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