Earlier in this chapter, the server backup process process was outlined. This section covers the server restore process using the same tool, Windows Server Backup. Even if you are only restoring and not performing any actual backup tasks, Windows Server Backup must be added as a feature before it can be used. From the Server Manager tool, right-click Features and select Add Features. In the window that displays, select the Windows Server Backup Features check box. Click Next, and then click Install to finish the installation. A reboot is not required before using the feature.
Launch Windows Server Backup from the Start menu. Follow these steps to restore the server:
1. In the right action pane, click Recover.