The Timeline Explorer is fully integrated with Windows Explorer. Users can drag the Timeline slider to a specified tick ;and the tick will show how the selected files were at that point of time.

With Timeline Explorer, users can:

  1. View files stored in the backup at a specific time frame.
  2. Drag-drop files to any location.
  3. Copy files to any location.
  4. Restore files to original or alternate location, with a right-click.
  5. View file versions by right clicking the file → Show Versions.
  6. Open files with a double click.

To access Timeline Explorer

Method 1:

  1. Open My Computer.
  2. Open Timeline Explorer.

Method 2:

  1. Go to the Dashboard.
  2. Under Restore, select Restore from Timeline.


  • Timeline will only display files in the active backup, older backups can be viewed/restored via the Advanced Restore.
  • You can disable/enable Timeline Explorer from Windows Explorer Enhancements.
  • If the backup is encrypted, the password must be entered to continue restoring or opening files.