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Mac OS® X Lion™ on Demand by Steve Johnson - Perspection, Inc.

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20. Backing Up Everything with Time Machine

What You’ll Do

Set Up Time Machine for Backups

Perform a Backup

Exclude Items from a Backup

Work with a Backup

Recover Backed Up Items

Recover an Entire Computer System

Create a Disk Image to Backup Files

Burn a CD or DVD from a Disk Image

Restore a Disk Image

Back Up Files onto a CD or DVD

Introduction

Backing up your files is an important part of protecting and maintaining your computer. If you accidentally deleted a file or lose files due to a computer problem, you can recover them with a backup.

Time Machine is a Mac OS X application that allows you to back up everything on your computer on a regular basis without any additional work on your part after the initial set up. The first time you use ...

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