Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    I can't restore my music or photos using Backup 3

    Member Since
    Aug 15, 2005
    Posts
    20
    Specs:
    Dual-Core 2.3GHz PM G5, GF7800GT, 2GB RAM, Dell 2407FPW, 1.42GHz iBook 1.5GB RAM
    I can't restore my music or photos using Backup 3
    I backed up my Home folder, iphoto library, itunes music, and everything else Backup allows prior to wiping my HD clean and putting a clean install of 10.5. When I try to restore my music, photos, settings, etc, using Backup, I get an error message that the restore has failed.
    I've tried multiple times but I get the same outcome.

    Anyone else have this problem or suggest a workaround? i can deal with losing the music....just not my photos.

    Thanks

    P.S. I backed up everything onto a external Firewire HD, not iDisk.

  2. #2
    I can't restore my music or photos using Backup 3
    Kilted1's Avatar
    Member Since
    Sep 22, 2006
    Location
    Norway
    Posts
    1,133
    Specs:
    2 iMacs 17+20" 2.16GHz 2GB RAM 500MB HDD 256MB Graphic card. 60Gig 5th gen iPod with Video
    Apple released an update to Backup yesterday to coincide with the Leopard launch... Maybe you need to download the update......

  3. #3
    I can't restore my music or photos using Backup 3

    Member Since
    Mar 13, 2007
    Posts
    78
    I did the same thing. Used Back up with Tiger and then downloaded the newest Backup 3 for Leopard and everything worked well. All my stuff transferred over...music, pix, bookmarks etc.

    Make sure you use the newest version of backup like stated. Let us know if it works.

    I also backed up everything to an external firewire drive. WD My Book Home Edition.

  4. #4
    I can't restore my music or photos using Backup 3

    Member Since
    Aug 15, 2005
    Posts
    20
    Specs:
    Dual-Core 2.3GHz PM G5, GF7800GT, 2GB RAM, Dell 2407FPW, 1.42GHz iBook 1.5GB RAM
    I'm not sure if this is the problem, but all of my backups appear to be "incremental" and not "full backups". I am running Backup 3.1.2, but the restore fails each time.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 3
    Last Post: 11-26-2014, 09:53 PM
  2. Restore ipad backup
    By tape in forum iPad Hardware and Accessories
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 02-24-2014, 06:51 AM
  3. Is there any way to restore a previous backup?
    By Ulyseas in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 10-30-2013, 05:24 AM
  4. Restore iPhone from backup?
    By 35g700 in forum iPhone Hardware and Accessories
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 10-15-2013, 06:56 AM
  5. cannot restore iphone from backup
    By katie10 in forum Switcher Hangout
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 05-01-2013, 06:20 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •