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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Access to backup files on mac Forum How to Backup iPod Files to PC or Mac Forum SolvedAny way to backup Mac to my PC? Forum SolvedFormat for backup drive for Mac Forum SolvedHow do I backup files and replace an OS? Forum SolvedFiles found in search, but not when browsing Forum SolvedBest way to backup data files before new install Win 8 to Win 7 Forum Solvedhow to make backup using the files in the recovery drive of a w8 preinstalled system Forum Solvedwindows 8.1 desktop search, files found but always "unavailable" Forum SolvedVista backup and restore - Cannot restore personal files backup to Flash drive Forum SolvedSeagate Backup Plus Desktop Read-Only on Second Mac Forum SolvedHow to recover files from external hard drive that was first used on a mac, but now I have a PC Forum SolvedCreate Bootable Clone Backup in Win7 (without disk/os/boot media) | Carbon Copy Cloner for Mac Forum Solvedhow do I delete old win 7 backup files .. if control panel - manage backup space does not "see" them Forum SolvedQuestion about file transfers and search time in pdf files on ssd Forum SolvedUSB backup hard drive cannot read some files Forum Best Backup Software for Mac? Looking to backup Dropbox to local hard drive Forum SolvedHow do I transfer my backup files to a new computer? Forum SolvedCan't Copy Files from Mac to External HDD Forum Photographer in search of a backup solution Forum More resources Read discussions in other Mac Os X categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !