Time Machine on my new Macbook Pro?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by jbute2k2, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. jbute2k2 macrumors member

    Jan 30, 2008
    So I recently sold my old Macbook which was constantly being updated with Timemachine. Thankfully I have never had to restore my old laptop. However, I am going to need some stuff off of my old laptop and put it onto my new MBP. Since I have never used Timemachine to restore I was wondering if it is possible to just grab certain files and programs rather than restoring my entire old laptop onto my new machine. Any clarity would be awesome.

  2. spinnerlys Guest


    Sep 7, 2008
    forlod bygningen
    You can browse the Time Machine folder via Finder. Just select the external HDD with the TM backup on it and look for the backups.backupdb folder and extract your files/folders.
  3. jbute2k2 thread starter macrumors member

    Jan 30, 2008

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