Restoring an account from a backup copy

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Restoring an account gives you a reference list of your workspaces in the Launchbar. You must download the content data for your workspaces from another computer that has your account, or from other workspace members.

Note: In order to restore an account, you must have access to a copy of the account file. For information, see Saving a backup copy of your account.

To restore an account from a backup copy, run the Account Configuration Wizard.

  1. Start SharePoint Workspace.

  2. Click the SharePoint Workspace icon in your task bar and then click New Account.

  3. Click Restore an existing account.

  4. Click Browse.

  5. Find and select the account backup file (for example, myaccountfile.grv).

  6. Click Open.

  7. Enter the password you entered to secure the account when you saved the account backup file, and click OK.

    If you have forgotten the password, you can click the Forgot your password? link to have an account reset code sent to your e-mail address.

    Note: The Forgot your password? link displays only if the Enable Account Recovery feature was enabled in your account preferences.

The account is added and the Launchbar opens. You can now proceed to download your workspace data.

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