You might need to restore your course when you open a new course and you want to copy the old content from your previous course.
Make sure you have the zipped back-up file saved on your computer or on a CD.
Click on Upload a file to bring your zipped back-up file into your new Moodle course.
You should now see your zipped back-up file. Under Actions click on Restore.
Click on Yes to start the restore process.
Here you will see your old course information and the details of your zipped back-up course.
Click on Continue.
Please remember that if you choose Existing course, deleting it first when you are trying to restore to a course with materials, you will lose all of the materials in it.
Click on Restore this course now!
You will see the Restore completed successfully message.
Click on Continue. You can now make the neccessary changes to your new course.