1923 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Oct 26, 2009 2:59 AM by Eric Hardies
Your iPhoto library is all self contained in that one iPhoto Library "package" which is really just a folder disguised as an icon. The data base info and all of that is all in that one "package". So once you get your computer up and running again (sorry to hear about that dropped Mac, that's rough) you should be able to hook up your TM backup and retrieve that "package" back onto your new HD and open your library.
Thanks for the reply Patrick - I'll have to take the (now small) leap of faith that the images are all there...looks like data recovery on the drive is both unnecessary and quite expensive...
The only remaining risk is that my LaCie backup drive could not be picked up by any of the Macs at the Apple Store - the icon would not show up and was not available. It should be noted that I used their power cord and their firewire cable. I am able to use the drive fine w/ my iMac, and I also had no issues w/ my MacBook "seeing" the drive. I even migrated some iMac files yesterday.
I can start another post for this but if anyone has insight it would be appreciated.
After some problems I have removed my iPhoto Library from my MBP harddisk ! Now I would like to import the iPhoto Library File which I backupped with Time Machine. Everything goes well for a while but suddenly the backup stops and I get a screen which says I have no authorization to access the iPhoto Library !? Anyone knows what this means and how to get around it ? Tnx.