You do know that you can delete old backups safely through iTunes. iTunes/Preferences/Devices.
You should be able to copy the folder over from your backup. Just open the TM drive and drill down through the backups to the time right before you deleted the files then down into the folder where the files were, copy the folder back over.
I deleted the backup file using iTunes I shouldn't have deleted it.
Okay I get it now, you knew to go through iTunes. For some reason I read it as you deleted the files manually from the folder you're looking for.
Macintosh HD/Users/you/Library/Application Support/Mobile Sync/Backups is where the files are stored. You should restore the whole Mobile Sync folder.
The Library folder is hidden in Lion. Go to the Go menu in the Finder, hold down the Option key and Library will show up. Open the Library folder, then go to the TM menu and enter Time Machine, restore the Mobile Sync folder from there.
Edited by Reboot (03/16/1204:51 PM) Edit Reason: Changed folder path.
I am STIll on the iPhone getting jerked around. This last guy says it the backup file is still on my iMac and that we just need to sync it some how and he doesn't know how...
sigh. I've heard so many horror stories about their support. The few times I've called just to get an authorization to return something under warranty for someone I've already done all of the troubleshooting steps on that they will tell me to do is an effort in frustration. It's just a matter of getting shuffled as high as fast as I could to get the okie dokie to send it back. Even though I'm prepared I still expect to spend an hour getting my point across. I know it can be frustrating.
Like NG said, the backup files on your computer are gone, that's what delete means, but your "tech" isn't trained to understand Delete. They are still on the TM drive though.
When all else fails with their tech support follow my instructions on restoring from Time Machine.
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