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    Question Replaced broken hardrive TM + Lion fiasco
    I have just replaced a broken hard drive in my mac book pro.
    Having lost my original snow leopard install disks I installed lion on new drive from a new lion USB stick.
    When I have restored from time machine back up on an external drive, which took 3 hours, the files do not appear to be on the new hard drive despite the space on the new drive being used when info is checked.

    Is there any way to transfer the files succesfully?

    Many thanks


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    Oct 01, 2007
    Mac Mini i5 (2014 High Sierra), iPhone X, Apple Watch, iPad Pro 12.9, AppleTV (4)
    Has it restored them into a different user?

    Please use the reputation system if you think you've been helped - bottom left of this post

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