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    Time Machine
    My 6 month old Macbook Air died. Mountain Lion.
    The love of my life loaned me her Snow Leopard 10.6.8 Macbook Pro.
    I can't transfer my files from Time Machine without upgrading her OS, which she doesn't want to do.
    Is there a work around until the Mac Store completes the diagnosis and repair of my machine...?
    Thanks in advance.

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    If you have another hard drive spare you could use carbon copy cloner to completely duplicate her drive.

    Then you can upgrade her MacBook pro and use it for a week, and use the cloned drive to restore it exactly back to what is was when she gave it to you
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    Time Machine
    Thank you for the suggestion which is a good solution.

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