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HT1427 Time Capsule says "some backups cannot be opened" and isn't showing my backed up files. Help!

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My 2007 Macbook pro was backed up onto my Time Capsule before the hardware failed, but now that I have a new macbook, it won't let me access my old computer's files from the Time Capsule.  It says "Some backups cannot be opened" when I open migration assistant to try and find my old files through the time capsule.  When I open Migration assistant and go through the steps, 2 of my family member's time machine back ups are available but my old laptop's time machine backup is not on the list.  Does anyone know why this is and how I can get my backed up files?

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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