Windows Home Server Community Article: Restoring the Full System to a Home Computer on a Windows Home Server Network

Updated: October 8, 2009

Applies To: Windows Home Server


The document Restoring the Full System to a Home Computer on a Windows Home Server Network, written by Edwin Joseph, describes the steps that you should follow to successfully use an existing backup to restore the full system data to a personal computer that is joined to a Windows Home Server network.

About the contributing author - Edwin Anthony Joseph


Edwin is a Small Business Server Support Engineer at Microsoft India. He has written a number of articles for the Microsoft Knowledge Base, and also trains other engineers to support the Windows Small Business Server 2008 server software. Edwin maintains a technical blog ( that he dedicates to informing users about current product issues and to helping users fix or work around problems. He is a keen follower of the Microsoft Hyper-V Server Technology. Edwin lives in Bangalore, India with his wife and mother. He considers his library of self-help books to be his best friends, and loves to read them during the weekend.  Edwin is pleased to work with one of the best teams at Microsoft, and believes in the saying “Be the change you want to see in the world.”

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