Partition or Volume Restore

Posted by @AOMEI

April 1, 2018

This function can help to restore partition or volume. If the data on the partition has been damaged or lost, the backed up image file can be used to restore partition/volume to the normal state.

This feature is used to restore a particular partition or volume. If the data on the partition is damaged, you can quickly restore it to the normal state with the backed up image file.

To restore partition/volume:

  1. In the left tab page, select Restore. From the listed backup points select one that you want to restore. Click Next to continue.
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  3.  Select a backup point and click the Next button. The Backup Type and Created Time help you to determine the appropriate time point.
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  5. In this page, AOMEI Backupper lists the partitions or volumes contained in this image file. Select one of the partitions you want to restore, and click Next to continue.
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  7. Select a destination partition, which can be an existing partition or an unallocated space. Click Next.
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  9. Now, enter the "Operation Summary" page to preview the restore operation to be executed. If you want to adjust partitions, in the left bottom click "Edit the size of partition". Other choices -  "Sector by sector restore" and "Align partition to optimize for SSD" are optional.
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  11. Click Start Restore and wait for the process to complete, and then click Finish.

For more details with screenshots, see: How to Restore Partition/Volume.

Tips:
  • If you regularly backup your disks, each backup will generate an image at a given time, so there may be multiple time points to choose from.
  • The destination disk/partition will be totally overwritten. If the destination contains any important data, it should first be copied to another location.
  • If any applications are running on the destination partition/disk, AOMEI Backupper will require you to restart computer and execute the restore operation in "Restart Mode".