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Restoring with TimeMachine SL from an external HD

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I need some advices on how to solve this little enigma.

Assuming I have a H55M-UD2H F11, i7 870, HD5770 running Snow Leopard on a single WD 1TB HD.
On an external 1TB HD I do frequent backups with TimeMachine.

What can I do to restore my SL install if I can't boot my computer from the internal HD?

I thought I might boot it with iBoot 2.7 and up, but how to load TimeMachine then and restore the entire HD content that resides in the external HD?

please help,
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When you get to this screen on setup after a fresh install, select the Time Machine option, you'll need to run MultiBeast and install whatever that's required for your system.

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Thanks beelzebozo for your straight reply :thumbup:

I thought it was possible to boot the computer with iBoot, doing a false attempt of fresh install, and just restoring directly from the external HD.
As you correctly pointed out, a fresh reinstall is compulsory.

This still sounds a little strange to me, because with latest build I did (Z77X-UD5H) after a system crash I succeeded booting with Unibeast and then restored my system via TimeMachine from an external WD 2.5 HD.

By the way I can't boot H55M-UD2H with unibeast Mavericks because both mouse and keyboard are unusable...
 
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