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ITunes :: Can't Restore The Old Backup

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I had a small problem on my iphone4 these days, often when I was going to unlock it by sliding the bar, it froze. I've seen that it was quiet a common problem so I've read some tutorials and I basically restore my phone. Before that I obviously did a backup on Itunes. Following the tutorial, when after restoring Itunes asked me if I wanted to restore it as a new iphone or I wanted to backup the old settings, I chose the first option. My phone was like a new one, empty with just the basic apps. I wasn't worried, I could see my backup still there, so I double clicked on the name on my iphone and he selected restore from the backup choosing the one I did before the restoring. At that point I had a bad surprise; a message came out saying: "itunes could not restore the iphone... because the backup was corrupt or not compatible with the iphone that is being restored"... I've tried so many things, I even recovered from a time machine a backup file from April but didn't get any better. I had two years of pictures, videos and other stuff in that backup Info: iPhone 4

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ITunes Mac :: Restoring Library From Time Machine discussions.apple.com

I have just encountered a problems, where after the latest upgrade to iTunes, random songs are now missing from my iTunes Library. There is no rhyme or reason to which ones are missing. Sometimes it is a whole album, sometimes only one or two songs. Some of the missing content has come from cd, some purchased through iTunes. I have contacted Apple support who were somewhat perplexed as to what had happened but were able to steer me to restoring from Time Machine. My question is this - if I choose to restore my entire Music library instead of the individual songs/albums, will this overwrite/delete music I have added (and seems to be ok) since the backup? i.e. the backup I am restoring from was on the 26th. If I restore the entire music library, will music I downloaded on the 27th be removed? Will music that doesn't match the old library be left intact? Information: MacBook Pro Mac OS X (10.6.3)

IPhone :: ITunes Can't Restore From 4.3.2 Backup To 5.01 discussions.apple.com

today i upgrade my iphone4 to 5.01 ,when use itunes to restore 4.3.2 backup .the itunes compain 'May 19 10:33:32 BigBears-iPhone BackupAgent2[202] <Warning>: ERROR: Restore error - File path in set of paths not to back up: AppDomain-com.moji.MojiWeather:Library/SyncedPreferences (MBErrorDomain/205) why, the 4.3.2 backup is full and succeed . what a suck of itunes. Info: iPhone 4, iOS 5.0.1

ITunes Asking For Back Up Password But I Haven't Set Any Password Ever? What Should I Do Now? ipadqueries.com

iTunes took over and done a backup / upgrade and restore, however to restore from my backup image it's prompting me for a password. I'm certain I've never set this password. Currently apps synced from iTunes however all my photos are in the backup image file.

Restoring Old Books & Videos Libraries? discussions.apple.com

I have lost all my videos and books from my ipad2!! I have a backup that should contain them all but when I restore the backup everything was restored (all apps and photos and..) but not videos nor books!� The (Movies) section in the iTunes library on my PC shows nothing!! all videos were removed?!! and the same for Books!� They are very important and I want to restore them in any way!� Info: iPad 2, Windows 7, iTunes 10.60.0.40

Apps Missing In ITunes And No Sync www.ipadforums.net

I had installed a couple of free apps via iTunes on my Windows computer and synced my iPad2 5.0.1 multiple times and the apps never showed up on the iPad. I looked in iTunes and under the Apps for iTunes the Sync Apps is greyed out. If I click on the Sync Apps check box in iTunes I am warned that the Apps and their data on the iPad will be removed and replaced by the two new apps I installed via iTunes today, which appear to be the only apps in iTunes desktop. I noticed that in a backup that the ITunes folder in all places in My Music folder has all of the apps that were on the iPad. Is the best way to fix this is to restore this directory from a backup of that folder or do a I restore from a backup from within iTunes ? What about the apps since last iTunes or hard drive backup? Am I sol for being able to install those apps??

ITunes :: Save Multiple Backups For One Device? discussions.apple.com

I manage multiple iPads here at my school and had a question about iTunes backup. We want to have multiple backups from the past for each device so that we can restore the device from an old backup if something goes wrong. We have over 180 iPads so I need something quick and automated. We are also using a Mac Server if that helps any. Info: MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

IPhone :: Backing Up From Old 3g To New 4s? discussions.apple.com

I want to restore my backup from my old 3g to my 4s, however I have been using my 4s for a couple of weeks now and wondered if I restored the back up from my 3g through itunes, would this wipe off any new data that's on my 4s? Or is there a way I can restore the data without wiping off any new stuff such as pictures etc? Info: iPhone 4S

IPhone :: Deleted A Backup / Like It Back. discussions.apple.com

I wanted to restore from a backup, but could not find the backup I wanted in the dropdown box after right clicking the iPhone in the devices column. So I deleted all the other backups in Preferences/Devices, keeping the backup I wanted to backup from.When I now want to restore from that backup, the option to restore from backup is no longer available. The system does not recognize any backups. Restore from backup is no longer an option at all, even though I still have that one backup in my Preferences/Devices box. iTunes does not see that backup.So now I want the backup that I deleted in Preferences/Devices back, so I can restore from that backup. Normally I would not have deleted the backups to begin with, but copied them to the desktop, just in case. But I could not find where they were stored on my HD. Is is possible to restore a deleted backup? And if so, how do I do this? Information:

Restoring Files From A Backup Folder? www.bleepingcomputer.com

Backstory: My computer decides to crash on me while browsing some site, and it failed to startup after that. After many tries of getting it to work through system restore/system repair, it still would not load up. I then see an advanced option of restoring to the system default, with an option of saving all personal data such as files and documents. After this successful reinstall, I have a huge folder (190 gigs!) worth of my old files sitting in a folder named 'Backup' in the C: drive, all on a fresh version of Windows 7 (ie: default programs and icons like internet explorer). I have tried running Windows' Backup and Restore application, but the aforementioned backup drive does not show up. Is it possible to transfer everything back? tl;dr: restored old comp to system default, (with an option to save personal files/programs, all in a new folder C:/Backup) but can't figure out how to move/replace this system default back to my old setup.

IPhone 5s :: Any Way To Reverse A Restore discussions.apple.com

I got a new iphone and when I plugged it into computer, it started doing a restore on itunes, but my last backup on my old phone was months ago. Therefore, new contacts and pictures were erased and everything was restored to how my phone was in January. Is there anyway to reverse a restore? Info: iPhone 5s

IPhone :: Itunes Says Have To Enter A Password To Restore From Backup discussions.apple.com

My itunes says i have to enter a password to restore from backup but I dont know this password and dont remember setting one Info: iPhone 4, iOS 5.1

IPhone :: Sync My Music To My IPhone Without It Saying On Itunes? discussions.apple.com

someone tell me how I can sync my music to my iPhone without it saying on itunes "set up as a new iPhone" or "restore from the backup of: iPod"

ITunes Libraries All Don't Work discussions.apple.com

Upon opening iTunes this morning, it took upon itself the job of "importing" something from I have no clue, labeled my library as "damaged", created a new one that had most of my stuff missing with no playlists, and now I can't import an old library or open any sort of iTunes library from anywhere.iTunes is version 10.6.1 (7)Is it some sort of version of iTunes that I can't run on OS 10.5? I'm waiting for the fall rollout to get a new machine, there is no reason to update my OS, it does everything I need now.I have a Time Machine backup. Do I need to download a completely new copy of iTunes and then try to restore out of Time Machine? Has Apple updated iTunes into yet another version that has no added value to me, yet I have to cope with all the advertising trash loaded into it (read: Genius, Ping)? How do I get my library back along with a version of iTunes that works?

IPhone :: Itunes Not Restore From Backup? discussions.apple.com

I attempted to upgrade my iPhone 4 to iOS 5.1.1.I selected 'back up' from the phone in the device menu and iTunes confirmed that the phone had been backed up. I then installed iOS 5.1.1 which wiped everything on the phone & now I am getting the error iTunes could not restore the iPhone because the backup was corrupt or not compatible with the iPhone that is being restored"I have tried restoring factory settings but iTunes simply will not restore from back up & I'm not sure what else to do Info: iPhone 4, iOS 5.1.1

IPhone :: Restore Itunes To Earlier Date For Older Backup? discussions.apple.com

I just had my iphone4 upgraded to the latest os .. prior to the upgrade, i synced my contacts and noted using outlook ... however, after the upgrade, when i tried to restore, nothing happened ... so i kept trying, until i discovered that my old backup have been changed to a different date (after the upgrade) ... which means my old backup is gone! is there any way i can restore an older backup? can i do a system restore of itunes or something? by the way, i am using windows 7 ...

IPhone :: Restoring Texts From Backup discussions.apple.com

I have browsed the forums regarding SMS messages that are accidentally deleted, and how to restore them.I have read that the only way to restore these is to restore the iPhone from it's iTunes backup.My question: If I go ahead and restore from backup, what exactly will I lose? I know I any texts sent after the latest backup will be lost, but will I also lose pictures and music too?

Data CPanel :: Reset Some Values During Restore forums.cpanel.net

One of most important problems (for me) in cPanel is that cPanel restore backup config while restoring backup file. This make some problems. For example, sometimes we want to restore backup for a user, but we find that there is no backup available! because old hosting provider was disabled backup for that user and this option persists after transfer. So we have to check "Backup User Selection" every week to see if all users backup's are enabled.

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 :: My Contacts Are Gone After 2.1 Update talk.sonyericsson.com

I installed android 2.1 today but for some reason I can't restore my contacts.I followed the instructions on the sony ericsson webpage and used the SE backup software to make a backup of my contacts, mms, photos etc. When I restored everything after the update everything was restored except my contacts. How can I get my contacts back? Is there some way to extract them manually from the backup file or something? The backup software can't seem to restore them for me.

Xperia X10 :: My Contacts Are Gone After Android 2.1 Update talk.sonymobile.com

I installed android 2.1 today but for some reason I can't restore my contacts.I followed the instructions on the sony ericsson webpage and used the SE backup software to make a backup of my contacts, mms, photos etc.When I restored everything after the update everything was restored except my contacts. How can I get my contacts back? Is there some way to extract them manually from the backup file or something? The backup software can't seem to restore them for me...

OS X :: Broken Applications Since Time Machine Restore forums.macrumors.com

I replaced my hard drive and restored the system from a Time Machine backup. It boots and all, but it seems to be missing a component. Both Safari and any app that relies on Safari crash. This affects Safari, Software Update, iTunes, iChat, iPlayer Downloader, and even Installer, among others. I do have my old hard drive in a SATA enclosure, I just mounted it and tried to run Safari from it without success, which suggests it isn't the app itself that's the problem, but one of it's core files elsewhere on the system. I made the connection to Safari because of the Console logs, which always mentioned both it and com.apple.main-thread. Here's the other problem, though: when I restored the system, Time Machine helpfully removed all my old backups without asking me, so if I wanted to restore the system from a backup again, I'd have to do it from a new backup which would surely have the same problem anyway. What file to replace? Or even just a way to check and repair my OS X install?

IPhone :: Upgrading 3GS IOS 5.1 To New 4S IOS 5.0? discussions.apple.com

I have been using a 3GS iOS 5.1 backed up to iTunes. (some data also on iCloud)I bought a brand new 4S and it was all going so well until .. "The backup cannot be restored to this [iOS device] because the software on the [iOS device] is too old." [URL] Looks like the iPhone was shipped with iOS 5.0 after 5.1 was available. Irritating. Really irritating.So I set the 4S up as new phone, updated to iOS 5.0 and now have a shiny new 4S iOS 5.1with no data that is merrily syncing an empty phone with iTunes and iCloud and I still have a beaten up 3GS iOS 5.1 with all my info on it.I have a backup of the old phone but I don't know how to get that onto the new phone. I've tried iTunes/summary/restore which sets of an 803MB download - that's still going but I'm thinking I may have the same problem again. Info: iPhone 4S, iOS 5.1

Hacking :: Notability App Data Lost After Upgrade / Restore Of Jailbroken IPad 2 www.ipadforums.net

This may be a lost cause, as I've been combing the internet. But I would give my left arm to retrieve some lost files from my notability app. What happened: 1. Jailbroken Ipad 2 running old iOS (cannot remember, possibly 5.1.1) with notability and my precious notes 2. Backed up iPad 2 on iTunes, (assumed things would be saved), cos new iOS 7.0.4 and its JB was out 3. Restored iPad using iTunes to iOS 7.0.4 and used evasi0n to JB 4. Restored old back ups but then new version of notability app present and with NOTHING inside :'( So I've tried a few things: 1: Unsuccessfully downgrading iOS 7.0.4 (did not save shsh blobs) 2. Numerous Backup software: Wondershare, Back up extractor, iTunes backup extractor all to no avail. The back up software have just allowed me to extract notability cookies and preference folder and googleanalytics.sql file.

IPhone :: Why Cannot Restore New 3G From Old / Last Backup discussions.apple.com

I broke my old iPhone 3G (16GB) so today I went to the Apple store, and got a new one for free by setting up an AT&T account (this free iPhone 3G is 8GB). I got home, plugged it in my laptop, and wanted to transfer my stuff from my old phone over to my new one so I clicked restore from last backup. When I did so, I got this error message: iTunes could not restore the iPhone because the backup was corrupt or not compatible with the iPhone that is being restored. I need to restore from my last backup but apparently it's corrupted? Info: iPhone 3G

IPhone :: Successful JB On 3.1.2 3GS - Backup / Sync? forums.macrumors.com

I just got my iPhone and what perfect timing with GeoHot's new JB release for the 3GS 3.1.2!!! :-D So I had no problems JBing the iPhone, and his install worked perfectly. Since I'm new to this whole JB think; 1. Now with a JB iPhone will I still be able to "Sync" and perform "Backups" in iTunes?? 2. Now if Apple releases a new update, if I update my iPhone I will lose my JB and my iPhone will get restored to factory settings or will it use one of my old backups to restore from?? 3. Can I backup my iPhone in iTunes, and also backup all my JB apps within iTunes?? 4. If I need to go to AT&T I would just restore my iPhone from an old backup or restore to factory, and then take it to AT&T, right?? And then later I can just go home and restore my JB backup from iTunes??

Restoring From Transaction Log forums.databasejournal.com

Hi all, purpose of this is to restore a backup of database and logs from sql7.0 to sql 2000 I have a full backup of sql 7 database(12:30 PM) and 3 log backups that are not in time sequence(Like one at 1:00Pm other at 1:45 Pm and other at 2:50 PM) I took that complete full backup of a database and restored to it's equivalent datbase in sql 2000 and kept the option leave it in Non-operational mode and be able to restore more logs Then i took the oldest log(1:00PM one) and applied restoring it keeping the same option leave it in Non-operational mode and be able to restore more logs It gave me a following message at the end of restore(for that log) " This version can't redo any index creation or non-logged operation done by sql 7.0.Further roll forward is not possible.RESTORE LOG has been halted" Do i have to check something on sql 7.0 when i am taking log backups? Does the time sequence matters?Like it should be periodic?