Windows 8 How do I restore files backed up with Windows 7

I have files backed up using the Windows 7 Backup and Restore utility. I have installed Windows 8 and want to restore files backed by Windows 7. How is this done.

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Last updated May 17, 2019 Views 22,192 Applies to:
Open the start screen and type "file recovery" to search then click the Settings category and open Windows 7 File Recovery.

You may need to click "Select another backup to restore files from" on the file recovery screen.
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