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I've had the best results restoring from Time Machine to a freshly formatted drive. I did this for a machine with lots of system modifications, (httpd.conf, ssh_config) and all of these files were restored. When I did that with an OS in place these files were missed. There were no problems when I restored to a clean drive. Everything was restored properly. ...


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Several ways to do this, you have partially answered your own question... Most "hassle free" way would be using Migration Assistant on both Macs. The procedure is described with a step by step procedure below: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5872 I would suggest you avoid the Wi-Fi option altogether, due to a lot lower speeds than a thunderbolt cable, but ...


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You can use a computer for backup. It only ties for that computer in regards of music and video content. If you want to sync it to another iTunes library at a later point, the music that was synced from that computer will be deleted. This is not the case for tracks bought in iTunes if that device is activated for that account, or if you're using iTunes ...


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Question 1. see this link for how to. 1- Try a Safe Boot (hold Shift during start up)- (it does do some level of repairs). 2- You can try repairing the disk, using the Disk Utility, start with cmd-r. 3- If that does not work you can try to repair the disk using the Command fsck- fy To get there start in single user mode (cmd-s) and enter that command ...


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  1. See which apps are still linked to my no longer used Apple IDs Whilst there's no 'list' of these apps, you should be able to notice apps which haven't been restored to the device, as these will be apps purchased with those Apple IDs. If you're watching the device being restored, you may notice such apps move straight from Waiting… to ...


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Using the latest realise of 3rd party soft DiskAid you can keep versions of your backups by choosing the Backup & Archive feature. ...and also define whichever location you want to store those.


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I don't think you need to have one folder per workstation - each backup will be created in a .sparsebundle file, that is mounted by the remote workstation that belongs to it, and used as the backup disk. At home I have a Mac Mini running OS X Server, and I also back up my MacBook Pro and my wife's MacBook Pro to it over WiFi. It works well, and apart from ...


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I had the same problem with my 2011 macbook pro. Booting in target disk mode wasn't an option for me so I took my mac to an apple service center. They replaced the HDD since it was broken and installed osx on the new drive. After that I put the original broken HDD in an external casing and I was able to recover all my data. I would advise you to take it to ...


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Please check the iCloud tab on your iPhone, you can see the details there and remove stuff you don't want anymore. Settings iCloud Just above Delete account click storage and backup (this is probably named different) Click manage storage You can manage your data here and check what's taking up the space.


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Time Machine is a Backup Tool, not a File-Management Agent. All it does, is copying new files to the HDD (as a mirror) and all older/deleted files go into a time-stamped archive. If the disk is full, time machine deletes old stuff. I assume you want to manage the data. Nit really "backup". Because you do not copy them, you move them to the disk. I also ...


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Connect the device to iTunes (over Wi-Fi or USB), then select to backup the device. This will backup the contents of the device to ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/ which can be copied to an external drive. To restore from backup, copy the folder back and restore from this backup.


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Your first solution should be fine. Windows may grumble about having to reactivate, though, since it sees hardware changing. There another question over at Superuser that discusses software to clone Windows drives. Just make sure that you format the new SSD with a GUID partition table before you do the cloning, though (you can do the partition table ...


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Without writing you a full blown Mac App, the best I can recommend is the app MarcoPolo: http://www.symonds.id.au/marcopolo/


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This is completely doable. I recently swapped the 480 GB SSD from my MacBook Pro with a 250 GB SSD from my Mac Pro which was before part of a RAID0 configuration. Long story short, fired up setup, told it to recover from Time Machine and both machines were back in their previous state in no time. Technically, you should be able to just swap the hard drives, ...



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