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Manage backup files on Norton Backup Drive

Norton provides the Norton Backup Drive in your Windows Explorer after you configure your backup. Norton Backup Drive contains a list of backup destinations where your files are backed up. Each backup destination contains the backup sets to which the backup destination is configured.

You can use the Norton Backup Drive to view the files that are backed up. You can view the Norton Backup Drive after you configure backup.

If you backed up your files to a media device, ensure that the device is connected to your PC and turned on. You can then view the files on the Norton Backup Drive.

If you backed up your files to Secure Cloud Storage, you must be connected to the Internet. You must also be signed in to your account to view the files on the Norton Backup Drive.

You can also preview files you have backed in the Norton Backup Drive. To preview, right-click a file in the Norton Backup Drive and select Preview from the drop-down list.

To view the files in your cloud backup, you must set the Network Cost Awareness option in the Firewall Settings window to No Limit.

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View backup files on the Norton Backup Drive

  1. In Windows Explorer, click Norton Backup Drive.

  2. Select the backup destination and navigate to the backup set that contains the files that you backed up.

Restore a file from a backup set on the Norton Backup Drive

  1. In Windows Explorer, click Norton Backup Drive.

  2. Select the backup destination, and navigate to the backup set destination that contains the file that you backed up.

  3. Do one of the following:

    • Right-click to select the files to restore in Norton Backup Drive, and then click Restore. The files are restored to the original location by overwriting the existing files.

    • Right-click to select the files to restore in the Norton Backup Drive, and then click Restore to. You can choose to restore your files to the Original Location or to a New Location.

Delete a file from a backup set on the Norton Backup Drive

  1. In Windows Explorer, click Norton Backup Drive.

  2. Select the backup destination, and navigate to the backup set destination that contains the file that you backed up.

  3. Do one of the following:

    • Right-click to select the files to delete, and then click Delete.

    • Select the file, and then click Delete.

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DOCID: v19828933
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 11/01/2021