Restoring back up files?!

  indio1919 12:34 15 Sep 2006

My advent pc crashed bigtime so i used the cd to restore windows xp, i used the quick format option which deletes a lot of stuff but saves it back on windows in a file on the C drive.

This file has all the settings, files etc everything how my computer was set up before,

is there anyway i can restore all this stuff?

What about using the registry?

  silverous 12:56 15 Sep 2006

When you use the "quick format" option doesn't it wipe everything?

  indio1919 13:30 15 Sep 2006

No, it saves all your files etc into a folder on your c drive. I need to restore all these files back onto the my desktop though.

  rawprawn 13:31 15 Sep 2006

New to me.

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