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How to back up “The disk has S.M.A.R.T. errors” and fix the errors [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Repair or recover drive from Mac OSX recovery mode My computer won't start up past the login screen so first i tried Safe Mode [Shift+Start up] didn't work . Then I ...
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How do I back up my 100% full Macbook hard drive, format, install Windows and recover the files?

I want to keep everything. I should be able to just highlight all, drag it onto an external drive and feel safe. How can I verify that all my files are safely copied to the external drive?
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Dual boot OS X 10.7/10.8 with File Vault and encrypted backup

Mac Mini Core i5-2520M (mid 2011 model) plus external Fire Wire Freecom 1GB drive Current: Vanilla setup - ie. a single visible OSX 10.7 (Lion) partition plus hidden recovery partition File Vault ...
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How to backup preinstalled Mac OS Lion to DVD

Bought a Mac Pro with Mac OS X Lion preinstalled on the HD. I want to backup this OS to DVD. Is it possible?
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Time Machine + WD my book studio 1 tb

Situation: iMac 27" metà 2011 Mac OS X Lion 10.7.4 WD my book studio 1 tb It's been 3 weeks of problems with my Time Machine. Every time I want to overcome the problem I have had to delete the ...
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How to back up OS and application preferences on Mac OS X Lion for reinstalling?

The title pretty much says it all. I'm happy to copy folders, or use a utility. I know a lot of preferences are kept in ~/user/Library/Application Support.
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Encrypted Time Machine backups in Lion

I have an external drive that already has some stuff in it. It also has a lot of space left (twice as much as the data currently in use on my local drive), which is why I'm thinking about turning on ...
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Time machine suddenly does not include new directories in its backup

My Time Machine is going for a year quite strong, but now it suddenly stopped including new directories in its backup. The situation is the following: (1) Around Dec 21 19:00:00 I have created a ...
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How do I use Time Machine to restore my Mac to its previous state?

OSX Lion I accidentally installed a bad driver, and it's causing problems. I want to use Time Machine to have my entire system go back to its previous state. So I went into "Recovery HD" option (ALT ...
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Why are my data drives and clones made with Carbon Copy Cloner different sizes?

I've currently got a Mac Pro with data on one volume, and the OS/Applications sitting on an SSD. Both are backed up to a second partitioned drive as part of my overall backup strategy. In both cases, ...
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Time Capsule & Encrypted Backups under OS X Lion

How can I have an encrypted Time Machine backup on my Time Capsule? The option is in Time Machine preferences, but greyed out. Anyone know of hacks/workarounds to make this work?