restore

A process by which data that has been backed up to media is returned to disk.

(verb) The act of restoring selected files and directories from a previous backup or archive and returning them to their original directory locations (or to a different directory).

(noun) The process of restoring selected files and directories from a previous backup and returning them to their original directory locations (or to a different directory).

To overwrite all existing data on a computer either with an image file or directly with a copy of another computer. To write information to a disk or partition.