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Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2014 08:27:52 -0800
From: Jeff Keller <jakeller@...r.com>
To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Need assistance with encrypted Time Machine sparsebundle


On Feb 21, 2014, at 5:40 AM, newangels newangels <contact.newangels@...il.com> wrote:

> 2014-02-20 9:21 UTC+01:00, Jeff Keller <jakeller@...r.com>:
>> Hello all-  while switching to a new computer I discovered that my Time
>> Machine backup (stored on my NAS) was encrypted. Unfortunately, by the time
>> I'd realized this, I'd already zeroed-out the drives on my old computer, so
>> I couldn't go back and see what the password was. I now have a 550GB
>> sparsebundle sitting on the NAS that I cannot open, because I have no idea
>> what the password is (it's nothing I normally use - I imagine the 'hint' i
>> cannot see would've helped).
>> 
>> I purchased John Pro for the Mac and cannot figure out how to get the hash
>> from the dmg file and then how to start trying to find the password. I
>> consider myself very computer-saavy but this one's a bit much for me.
>> 
>> If anyone has advice on how to get started, I would greatly appreciate it!
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Jeff
>> 
>> ---
>> Jeff Keller
>> Senior Writer, Digital Photography Review
>> www.dpreview.com
>> 
>> 
> 
> Hi i am also a Mac User,
> 
> Maybe some answer's here  ;
> 
> 
> https://discussions.apple.com/docs/DOC-3372
> 
> &
> 
> http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3728
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Don
> 


Hi Don, I’m past the AIrport/Time Capsule password - it’s the password for the actual TM backup that I can’t get. :(

---
Jeff Keller
Senior Writer, Digital Photography Review
www.dpreview.com


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