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Repair a Time Machine error after restoring from Time Machine
Authored by: olivesoft on Nov 03, '09 08:39:28AM

It's true that Time Machine will attempt to delete older backups to make room, but if the backup drive is not much bigger than the data on the drive being backed up, Time Machine will tend to give up and starting the backup from scratch is the only option. You may want to buy a replacement drive for new backups and keep the old one intact for a while if you need to save the older data.

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Repair a Time Machine error after restoring from Time Machine
Authored by: asmeurer on Nov 03, '09 02:57:57PM

No, I don't mean that. Yes, too would recommend buying a new drive to keep old backups in tact when the drive fills up. What I mean is that it removes hourly backups every 24 hours and daily backups every month. So if your new backup is made within 24 hours of the other one, then only one of them will be kept after a day. Otherwise, you will have to wait a month.



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