May 09, 2013

How to use time machine to restore a partition in OS X Mountain Lion?

How do you use time machine to restore a complete backed-up partition in OS X Mountain Lion?

If you simply put files in the Trash you can restore them by opening the Trash (left-click on the Trash icon) and drag the files from the Trash to your Desktop or other desired location. OS X also provides a short-cut to undo the last item moved to the Trash -press COMMAND-Z.
If you don't have a Time Machine backup yet,
Maybe you can try uFlysoft Data Recovery for Mac, it can recover empty trash on Mac only in three steps:
Step 1. Launch the software to scan the device where your files deleted
Step 2: Preview the scan result files and make mark if it is the one you find
Step 3: Recover files
This article on Apple's support site might be helpful.

Mac Basics: Time Machine

"Learn how to set up Time Machine to perform backups, how to restore items (or your entire system) from a Time Machine backup, how to migrate existing Time Machine backups to a new Mac, and more."

Here is a detailed guide to using Time Machine to restore your system. It's lengthy, but should cover what you want to do. Just get out your reading glasses. 

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