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I'm about to format and re-install snow leopard on my mac, and after the fresh install i want to restore some stuff from my time machine backup.

I dont want to restore all of my applications, only some specific ones. Yet when i go to migration assistant there is only an option for all applications.

Any help?

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When I try it, I don't see any options to backup specific files... Only my HDD. I can only chose my Time Machine and my destination HDD. No specific folders or anything... –  r0ca Feb 2 '10 at 17:22

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If you don't restore the applications in the Migration Assistant you can restore them later by navigating to the /Applications folder and then running "Time Machine.app" go to the point in your history you want to restore and the choose the apps you want.

Good Luck.

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