12908 Views 8 Replies Latest reply: Oct 6, 2010 4:44 PM by Gareth W
You can do that, but you have to figure out which preferences you want, and what file(s) they're in. And there are about a zillion of them!
Most user-level preferences you set via System Preferences are in one big file:
but a few are in separate files, such as:
System-level preferences, such as Time Machine's preferences, are in separate files in the top-level Library folder:
or one of several files in the sub-folder:
Other preferences, such as all your Mail accounts, rules, etc., are in separate files at the user level, such as:
great post pondini, thanks.... however I am specifically trying to restore some settings i changed in airport utility as my time machine/time capsule is working sporadically since I made the changes.... can you please let me know which file i should restore to revert back to my previous settings?
Message was edited by: Gareth W
If that doesn't help, try the +Time Capsule+ forum, where the networking gurus hang out, at: http://discussions.apple.com/forum.jspa?forumID=1253