Vista ShadowCopy forgives unwise edits

Vista ShadowCopy forgives unwise edits

Summary: If you start editing a document and then, after making numerous changes and saving the changes, you realise you shouldn't have made the changes in the first place, ShadowCopy might save the day. In this video we demonstrate how to access a "backup" version of the file that was created by Vista.

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If you start editing a document and then, after making numerous changes and saving the changes, you realise you shouldn't have made the changes in the first place, ShadowCopy might save the day. In this video we demonstrate how to access a "backup" version of the file that was created by Vista.

We spoke to Microsoft Australia's Paul Randle for these tips and tricks.

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Munir first became involved with online publishing in 1998 when he joined ZDNet UK and later moved into print publishing as Chief Reporter for IT Week, part of ZDNet UK, a weekly trade newspaper targeted at Enterprise IT managers. He later moved back into online publishing as Senior News Reporter for ZDNet UK.

Munir was recognised as Australia's Best Technology Columnist at the 5th Annual Sun Microsystems IT Journalism Awards 2007. In the previous year he was named Best News Journalist at the Consensus IT Writers Awards.

He no longer uses his Commodore 64.

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