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    Restore data that has been backed up

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    • Find out how to restore backed up data after replacing your PS3 system's hard disk.

      You can restore data that you backed up using either of the following methods.

      Restoring data in a single operation

      You can restore data that you backed up in a single operation by selecting Settings > [System Settings] > [Backup Utility]. Connect the USB mass storage device that contains the backup data, and then follow the on-screen instructions to perform this operation.

      Note:

      • In some cases, you may not be able to use the backup utility feature to restore data correctly.
      • For details on the backup utility feature, refer to the online user's guide ateu.playstation.com/ps3/support/manuals.

      Restoring selected data

      You can manually restore files using the options menu for the file. Connect the USB mass storage device that contains the file, select the file that you want to restore, and then press the Triangle button. Select [Copy] or [Move] from the options menu.

      Note:

      • Some data cannot be copied, moved or backed up.

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