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How to Restore Data From Time Machine Backups

Time Machine is certainly an easy-to-use app for backing up your data. It's free, and comes installed and ready to use with the Mac OS. In many of our Rocket Yard guides, we’ve often suggested that you perform a backup before proceeding with the rest of the steps in the guide. And for many people, that backup will be performed with Time Machine. In this Rocket Yard guide, we look at the three most often used methods to recover data from a Time Machine backup.

Backup Month: Time Machine Local Snapshots

Most Mac users are aware of Time Machine, the backup utility that’s part of macOS. What you may not know is that you may be able to restore data that is lost or corrupted even if your Time Machine backup disk...

Tech 101: How to Schedule Time Machine Backups

Time Machine is the built-in application in macOS that automates the process of backing up your data to an external drive. It's easy to use, and it makes recovering from a drive failure or a macOS update gone awry as...

Mac Performance Guide: Don’t Only Rely on Time Machine for Backup

At the Rocket Yard, we're constantly reminding our readers about the importance of having proper protection for their data. Disaster can strike anytime and anywhere, so it's crucial that your most important media is backed up.  Our friends at Mac Performance Guide...

Can APFS be used with Time Machine, Boot Camp, and File Vault?

macOS High Sierra contains many new features and capabilities, but APFS (Apple File System) is certainly one of the biggest changes. Changing the primary file system used by the Mac, or for that matter, any computer system is a big...

Mastering macOS Server, Part 6: Contacts and Time Machine

This is the sixth in an ongoing series on The Rocket Yard describing how to use Apple’s macOS Server to provide services to users both inside a local network and over the Internet. Previous articles include: Part 1: Background and...

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