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CCNA Practice: How to copy the configuration to the Switch?

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1) I have a Cisco Switch (Cisco Catalyst 2900 XL) (the hostname is "SW2")
2) I deleted the existing configuration by the following command:
Sw2#erase startup-config
SW2#delete flash:vlan.dat

3) After reloading, the existing configuration is gone; so i configure the hostname again as follows:
Switch#config t
Switch#hostname SW2

4) I still have a copy of the existing Configuration (existing-configuration.txt)
- I open the file
- Click "Select all" and click "Copy"
5) I go to the Switch again
-Right-click and select "paste to host"
- And i got the "wrong result" (Please see the attachment)

6)My question: i) What is the mistake here?, ii) I want to get back the existing configuration of the switch (including the VLAN's configuration); any help?

7) Thank you


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