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Restore Media Files from the Crashed Time Machine on MacBook Pro

Time Machine is a completes backup tool that comes with Mac OS X 10.5 and all later versions. It has a great set of features that keeps all your data secure. Time Machine examines your MacBook Pro Laptop once per hour automatically. If you have applied any changes or modifications to any media file, then it gets automatically backed up at the end of the hour by Time Machine. But most of the time this backup utility crashes when it fails to load the volume whose backup has been taken. So, when the Time Machine backup utility crashes you won't be able to access all the valuable media files from the MacBook Pro machine.

Can I get back media files from a crashed time machine on my MacBook Pro?

Definitely, yes, you can restore the inaccessible media files from the MacBook Pro after a time machine crash by using a powerful file revival software named Recover External Drive. This application is designed by the industry experts to securely extract data from Time Machine or any external storage drive. The program uses advanced algorithms that deep scans the time machine backup on any external storage drive by applying a deep scan technique.

Reason for time machine crash- Sometimes, Time Machine backup utility crashes because of Time machine errors. All these errors (error 11, 109, 43, etc.) affect the file copy process for Time machine backup. These types of error codes are recognized by clicking the “i” icon present in red color, it displays the code of the error and information related to that error and the reason for its occurrence. Such errors fail the backup process resulting in data loss. You can use the file recovery software to rescue files from crashed Time Machine.

Other reasons-
• When volumes are not available for the backup process
• Unable to configure Time Machine settings
• When Time Machine backup process fails due to less space
• When any corrupted or damaged backup disk image is used in Time Machine

Recover External Drive software for retrieving Time Machine data

It is now extremely simple for any user to recover the time machine backup data on MacBook machines all by making use of the Recover External Drive software. This program is built using a simple interactive user interface that guides in every stage of the file restoration process. Hence, it doesn't require any additional technical skills to make use of this application.

Amazing features of the Recover External Drive software

  • Helps to restore deleted files from external HDD of all brands like- WD, Hitachi, Seagate, Adata, Samsung, LaCie, Iomega, Toshiba, Maxtor, etc.
  • Available in a free demo version
  • It also works with removable USB drives. Learn how to recover SanDisk Cruzer Blade efficiently
  • Compatible with both HFS and HFS+ disk file systems
  • Performs retrieval of data from internal Mac volumes
  • Displays restored data in a preview window
  • Securely extracts time machine data without modifying the original contents

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Steps to restore media files from the crashed Time Machine on MacBook Pro

Step 1: Open the Recover External Drive software on your MacBook and connect the time machine drive to it

Step 2: Select the Recover Partitions option from the main screen.

Step 3: Pick the drive that represents the crashed time machine drive data and hit on the Scan icon.

Main Window

Fig A: Main Window

Step 4: The scanning process will begin.

Scanning in Progress

Fig B: Scanning in Progress

Step 5: Check for the recovered data under Data View and File Type View layouts.

List of Restored Files

Fig C: List of Restored Files

Step 6: Preview the regained file items and mark them for saving.

Preview Recovered Data

Fig D: Preview Recovered Files

Step 7: Set a suitable drive location to save the files recovered from the crashed time machine. Press on the Save button.

Saving Recovered Data

Fig E: Save the Recovered Data

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