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Manual? How?
Authored by: pascalpp on Oct 29, '07 06:23:15PM

How do you set Time Machine to do backups manually? The linked knowledge base article doesn't go into any detail.



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Manual? How?
Authored by: nmerriam on Oct 29, '07 06:28:25PM

Just turn it off and then back on later. It will perform a backup 2 minutes after you turn it on, assuming more than the normal interval has already passed. Turn it off when the backup is done!



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Manual? How?
Authored by: WhiteHawk77 on Oct 30, '07 10:11:46AM

Actually to do manual Time Machine backups you don't have to switch it off and on and off.

You only have to switch it off once, then in the Finder right click on the drive you use for the Time Machine backup, that will give you the "Backup now" option, left click that and it will do a one off back up then and there. Then next time you want to back up do that again.

You can also right click the Time Machine icon if you have it in the Dock and it will give you that same option.

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Gavin



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