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Problem restoring from Time Machine in Snow Leopard software

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I'm traveling abroad (in China), and when my MacBook Pro seemed very slow (but was still working), I ran Disc Utility and found HD was corrupt. Since I don't travel with installation discs, I took computer to an Apple Genius in Shanghai, who did a HD erase, and complete reinstallation of Snow Leopard with some recent updates. The computer works fine, and Disc Utility no longer reports corruption, but now (in a different city) I am trying to restore my system from a Time Machine backup. While I can see all the past files, when I click on the most recent update (or on any, for that matter), the Restore button continues to be grayed out so a restore cannot be done.

Also tried to do a Restore from Disc Utility, but can' drag anything into the Destination box, even though the Backup drive can be dragged to the Source box.

Anyone have suggestions with this so I can get back to my previous system status?
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Excellent!!! It did the job without a hitch. Thanks.
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