Skip navigation

HT1199: Mac OS X: How to troubleshoot a software issue

Learn about Mac OS X: How to troubleshoot a software issue

HT1199 I needed to restore my Imac (lion) from a Time Machine backup on a peripheral HD.  Everything woirked fine except none of my Pictures showed up and my TM backups were all erased.  Any way to recover??

273 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Jul 11, 2012 10:28 AM by Barry Hemphill RSS
jammer25 Calculating status...
Currently Being Moderated
Jul 10, 2012 10:36 PM

I need to perform a complete restore of my IMac from a stand-alone HD Time Machine backup.  The restore was to the internal HD in the IMac.  The IMac is a new Intel i5 unit running Lion.  The restore went fine except none of my picture files appeared.  My external HD is partioned into a Time Machine Back Up and a Stoarge partion.  All the TM back ups prior to the restore are gone and the external storage was wiped clean.  3000 photos from our African Safaris are gone.  Any ideas on if they can be recovered from either the external storage drive or the internal HD?

 

Where did the older TM BUs go?

 

Thanks for any advise

iMac (27-inch Mid 2011), Mac OS X (10.7.3)

Actions

More Like This

  • Retrieving data ...

Bookmarked By (0)

Legend

  • This solved my question - 10 points
  • This helped me - 5 points
This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only. Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use.