|1. Restore is the process of restoring or replacing a damaged or destroyed infrastructure. It is completed when all business operations are restored at the reconstruct facility. When used as put of the Disaster Recovery Life Cycle, restore focus on the technology recovery effort to restore platforms and simultaneously direct employees to minimize core business process interruptions due to the lack of platform availability.
2. The procedures necessary to get a system into an operable condition where it is possible to run the application software against the available data. System restore depends upon having a live system available i.e. follows system recovery
(Source: Business Continuity Institute - BCI)