Restore Previous File Versions in DFS (Matthew)

Files saved in a departmental share are backed up 5 times daily for up to two weeks.  You have access to this backup to recover files that have been deleted or overwritten.

Step-by-step guide

  1. Right-click within the folder where your document is/was.
  2. Select Properties
  3. Click on the Previous Versions tab
  4. Select the date and time you’d like to view
  5. Select Open
    1. A New Window will open
  6. In this new window locate the file or folder you you want to restore. 
  7. Right-click and Select Copy
  8. Close the Restore Window
  9. Find a location for your restored file in your current Documents folder
  10. Right-click and Select Paste.

Previous Versions works on the department shares.