Using shadow copies is a quick and easy way to restore or retrieve files that are located on your network drives (for example, your personal H drive, departmental I or O drives, and N drive) that you may have accidentally deleted. Shadow copies are created at 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm daily for these drives. The shadow copies are what you will be viewing and retrieving your files from in the steps below.
This Quicknote is intended for all faculty, staff, and students of the University of Michigan-Flint as well as any other users who maintain an active account.
To perform the steps provided you must be connected to the University of Michigan-Flint domain. If you are at home you will need to connect to the VPN to do this.