How to Restore an Active Directory Object from the Active Directory Recycle Bin with Microsoft Windows Server 2012

  1. Open Active Directory Administrative Center (on a Windows 2012 Server with the ADAC installed)
  2. In the left pane, click on the target Server name. A Deleted Objects container displays in the center pane. (If the Deleted Objects container does not display, right-click on the Server name in the left pane to enable the container.)
  3. Double click the Deleted Objects container to view a list of deleted items which can be restored.
  4. Right click on the Object to restore, and click Restore.
  5. Verify the Object (user, computer, etc) has been restored.