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Disk Utility is less useful using Sierra 10.12 – part 2

Disk Uutility 10.12 lost features
When I am evaluating whether to upgrade my Mac’s operating system, I naturally assume that any new release will have more features and improved functionality. If you are a Mac user running a discontinued yet perfectly usable OS like Mountain Lion 10.8 and have come to rely upon Disk Utility in your arsenal of everyday tools, you may be unpleasantly surprised at the menu options that are no longer available in Sierra 10.12.

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Restore Time Machine backups on the same OS used to create it

I recently dealt with a challenging situation where the client’s hard drive in his computer crashed and we were forced to use his Time Machine backups to restore his user data and third-party applications.

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