|One some systems the original hard drive files were saved in the process. See owners manual for where they are or search for them. It would be a huge folder in C drive but I don't know the name.|
Yes, restore does do that. You have to get it all back one thing at a time in some cases by that folder's data. Then when you are happy with new system you can delete that folder.
1/3 of highway deaths are caused by drunks. The rest are by people who can't drive any better than a drunk.