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Restoring a System 2:06-3:46 In addition to files and folders, Time Machine can also be used to restore the entire system. To showhow this is done, we need to restart our computer, and boot into the Mac OS Recovery Mode. We've restarted our computer. We've entered recovery mode by holding Command and R simultaneously during startup. Recovery mode can be used for a number of different tasks. For example, we can reinstall the entire operating system using a CD or a USB drive. We can perform disc management tasks. And we restore our system from a Time Machine backup, which is what we wanted. We'll select that, click Continue. On this screen, we're told that restoring from a Time Machine backup will erase the target disc. We're also told that for individual files, to use Time Machine in Finder. Since we know we want to erase the disc, we'll click Continue. Here, we're shown a list of the available backups. And here's the Time Machine backup we created. We'll select it and click Continue. The next screen displays a list of all the different backups that are contained on the selected storage device. Since we recently set up Time Machine, we only have one backup. However, if Time Machine had been active for a while, you would have several backups here, and we could select which date we want to restore to. Since we only have one, we'll click Continue. Then, we select the destination where the backup will be restored to. We only have one disc drive, so we'll select this one, and click Restore. And once again, we're warned this will erase the data. We know that, so click Continue, and the restore process is started. First, the disc will be erased, then the backup we selected will be used to restore the system.This process can take several hours. When it completes, the system will restart with the operating system restored to a previous state. Summary 3:47-3:55 That's it for this demonstration. In this demo, we looked at how we can use Time Machine to restore system data, including files and folders, and the entire system by booting in Recovery Mode. System recovery procedures are necessary when you are unable to boot the computer, or when other problems prevent it from working properly. Before using recovery tools, try other methods to resolve the problem including: Removing problematic hardware or software
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Updating drivers, applications, and operating system files Booting into Safe Mode to disable devices or roll back drivers If these steps do not resolve the problem, use the following tools to recover the system: Method Description System Restore You can use a restore point to revert your system to a previous point in time when it was working properly. When using a restore point: System changes made since the restore point was taken are undone. Any applications, device drivers, or patches installed since the restore point was taken will be removed when the system is reverted to that restore point.
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