Search backup files on a mac Tags: Macintosh Backup External Hard Drive Mac OS X Last response: November 2, 2012 4:48 PM in Mac Os X Share knowoneuno November 2, 2012 4:32:34 PM Hello, How do I find a folder, that should be in my backup folders on an external hard drive using a Mac? I can't find them any where. More about : search backup files mac bliq November 2, 2012 4:48:45 PM use Spotlight. of course this assumes you allowed Spotlight to index your external drive and that you're using a new enough version of OSX that has Spotlight. If not, there's always the find command from the shell. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How to retrieve files from Western Digital my passport for mac Forum Free, File Syncing & Backup plan--need help Forum How to Backup iPod Files to PC or Mac Forum BEST RAID/JBOD Enclosure for Mac (USB 3, FW 800, Thunderbolt) (DROBO)? Forum Firefox Search Engines Backup ? Forum Access to backup files on mac Forum Backup software for every 60-90 days - Win7 64-bit Forum Full time PC user switching to full time Mac user - Go Flex 1TB HD Forum Best way to name files for later searching Forum PC Vs. Mac Forum I need help. I deleted some files from Mac computer. Forum How to break RSD password for blocked sites Forum Transfering files Forum No access to terminal files Forum [Solved] Can't delete files in Mac OS X Mountain Lion (10.8). Help? Forum What do you use to playback your video and audio files on Mac? Forum I cant delete files and folders from my rubbish bin on my mac Forum Winmail.dat files Forum Bad files from time machine corrupting hard drives, any way to find? Forum Can't download needed files while installing lion.... Forum More resources Read discussions in other Mac Os X categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !