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Question: Trying to recover Sierra

Was forced to reload snow leopard and I want to access my sierra backup.

Tried restart cmd R and also tried cmd opt R on restart to get to disk utils.


The restart keeps booting system.


How can I get to my backups?

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Apr 23, 2018 8:04 AM in response to u399912 In response to u399912

Good morning u399912!

It sounds like you're wanting to restore a Time Machine backup. I'll be happy to help out.

Here's the steps to restore from a Time Machine backup: How to use Time Machine to back up or restore your Mac - Apple Support

If you've followed the seps under "Restore specific items from a Time Machine backup" and you're still having trouble, follow this resource: If you can't back up or restore your Mac using Time Machine - Apple Support

Take care!

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Apr 23, 2018 9:10 AM in response to u399912 In response to u399912

I fixed it by installing El Capitan , then installing High Sierra, then using the above procedure.

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