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Browse for Individual Files in a Time Machine Backup

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August 16, 2023
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If you backed up your Mac using Time Machine and would only like to recover specific files, don’t worry. I needed to do this recently when I cloned my hard drive onto my new solid state drive.

1 – Open Finder

Open a new Finder window.

2 – Find your Time Machine disk (backup drive) in Finder

Locate and select your Time Machine drive in Finder.

3 – Search for the “Backups.backupdb” folder

Search or browse the Time Machine drive for the Backups.backupdb folder. This folder to find the individual files and folders you’re looking for.


How to Enable the “Popping” Sound When Adjusting the Volume on Your Mac

howchoo   (467)
December 13, 2023

Starting with MacOS Sierra and High Sierra, your Mac will no longer play a “pop” sound when you adjust your volume. If you prefer to have this sound when you adjust volume up and down (as I do), this guide will teach you how to reenable it. 1 – Open Sound System Preferences Navigate to System

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