Restore files from your network drive

This Learning Resource will cover restoring files and documents on Home Drives for Faculty & Staff and restoring files and documents on NAUShares.

Restoring files and documents from your Home Drive for Faculty & Staff—Bonsai

You must be connected to your Home Drive for Faculty & Staff (Bonsai) before you begin.

  1. Open up your Home Drive
  2. Right click on the folder on your Home Drive where your file or document was located and select "Properties."
  3. In the properties window go to the "Previous Versions" tab.
  4. Select the date from the list that you want to restore from and double click on the file name. This will open up a new window with all of your documents from that day.
  5. Once you find the document or file, you can drag it over to your Home Drive window.
  6. Once the document or file is finished copying over into the Home Drive, you can close the restore window.

If you have any trouble contact the ITS Solution Center at 928-523-1511.


Restoring files and documents from NAUShares

 You must be connected to your NAUShares before you begin.

  1. Open up NAUShares.
  2. Right click on the folder in your NAUShares where your file or document was located and select "Properties."
  3. In the properties window go to the "Previous Versions" tab.
  4. Select the date from the list that you want to restore from and double click on the file name. This will open up a new window with all of your documents from that day.
  5. Once you find the document or file, you can drag it over to your NAUShares window
  6. Once the document or file is finished copying over into the NAUShares, you can close the restore window.

If you have any trouble contact the ITS Solution Center at 928-523-1511



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Related Services

Not available to students Available to facultyAvailable to staff

ITS offers centralized home drives to individuals with NAU domain accounts including all facutly, staff and student employees with SW accounts.  
Not available to students Available to facultyAvailable to staff

NAUShares is a network storage area for department to store important work documents and files that need to be accessed by other people.
Available to studentsAvailable to facultyAvailable to staff

Northern Arizona University strives to support and maintain different operating systems for both Mac's and PCs alike.

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Training & Documentation


This Learning Resource provides step-by-step instructions for connecting to NAUShares.


This Learning Resource provides step-by-step instuctions for connecting to Home Drives For Faculty & Staff - Bonsai


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