Restore Data from a Backup on a USB Drive [v.5.7]

First, Verify the Proper Data Set

The Reporter restores data to the currently selected data set, replacing the existing data.

If you have multiple data sets, check the name in the Reporter's title bar if they are named. You can switch data sets if necessary.

Restore the Data from a USB Stick

Go to the File menu | Restore | Restore Data Files window:

  1. To the right of the "Restore from this file" field click the little folder icon Folder icon for Browsing
  2. Navigate to the correct drive
  3. Usually you open the "Look in" list and scroll down to find the USB drive
  4. Click on the USB drive to open it
  5. If necessary open the folder that the backup is in
  6. Click the backup file name [e.g., VRdata_20091008.zip or VRdata.zip]
  7. Click Open
  8. Back at the "Restore Data Files" screen click OK

You will receive several messages:

DANGER!
Are you sure you want to replace your current data with a previous copy of your data?
OK
Restore complete
! Finished
OK

Revised 04/Aug/2011

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