restoring a backup made on windows vista to windows 8 or back to vista? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Have tried to upgrade to Windows 8 from Vista home basic, but backup not recognised, reinstall vista but backup still not reconised to restore to original computer! what can I do to restore backed up files to vista or upgrade to windows 8?   as don't want to lose  backup files. Can you help me resolve issue?

    Thanks Wayne

    Monday, June 24, 2013 2:42 AM


  • In the newly installed system, you need to take the ownership of the backup file, then try to restore.

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    • Proposed as answer by dr.dissector Tuesday, June 25, 2013 9:58 AM
    • Marked as answer by Arthur Xie Thursday, July 4, 2013 8:59 AM
    Tuesday, June 25, 2013 8:20 AM