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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 Block a Website with Screen Time on Your iPhone

Block inappropriate or spammy websites with screen time!
howchoo   (435)
November 30, 2023

Screen time gives iPhone users the opportunity to track and manage their iPhone usage, making staying productive easier than ever before. Since screen time holds iPhone users accountable for their iPhone use, it’s become increasingly popular among those who want and need to unplug during various time frames. However, that’s not all screen time is capable

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