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Recover Time Machine partition that turned MBR only instead of GUID

I have one drive that has a NTFS partition, a TimeMachine partition (I guess HFS+) and empty space. The other day, I did one partition more from Windows 8 (bootcamp) and since then, I can't see the ...
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Choosing Specific Files from Time Machine After Reformat

I had been using Time Machine for full back-ups of my MacBook Pro for a couple of years. Today, I reformatted my internal drive with the intention of building it up piece by piece, so I opted to NOT ...
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TimeMachine with several disks

I have two disks in my MBP: One 256GB SSD, one 1TB HDD. The SSD is the system disk. My SSD contains 100GB of backed-up data, the HDD around 150 GB of backed up data. I would like to have a 2TB USB ...
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Using another 3rd party network connected hard drive as a Time Capsule

We've got several Macs at home that are all currently backing up to individual 2.5" external HDs this is ok, but a bit of an irritant to have to plug in the HD and set it running each night. We ...
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Can I use the Snow Leopard install discs to recover a Mountain Lion Time Machine backup onto a new hard drive?

I'd like to install a new SSD into my 15" mid 2010 MacBook Pro which is currently running Mountain Lion. Previously when I have changed the hard drive I've been able to recover the system using its ...
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OSX make two drives appear as continuous volume

I want two drives to appear as one continuous volume on OSX how would this be done? they are both connected via sata ultimately this will be shared over a network from the OSX file server. And even ...
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Would it better to partition my secondary drive?

I have a 2011 MacBook Pro (MBP). The main drive is a Solid State Disk (SSD) with OSX. I have removed the SuperDrive and replaced it with a 750GB Hybrid Hard Drive (HHD) (this is the secondary drive). ...
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Time machine back up with iMac 27

I am using iMac 27 with Lion Mac Os 10.7.3. I was using a hard disk for time machine back up which was working fine till the internal hard disk crashed. After replacing the hard disk I was able to ...
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Share an external hard drive between Mac OSX and Windows 7

I have an external hard drive that was connected to a Mac and formated and written to by Time Machine. Is it usable on a Windows System? Could I reformat it as NTFS and leave it connected to a ...
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Can I resume backing up in Time Machine on my Mac?

I'm in the process right now of creating a backup in Time Machine, but I don't think I have enough time to fully make the back up. If I cancel now (Press the little X button next to the "Backing up x ...
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908 views

Restoring MacBook hard drive when using Bootcamp and Time Machine

I recently lost the hard drive in my 2008 MacBook Pro which had OSX 10.5 and Vista (dual boot). A friend helped me replace the hard drive and install the original OSX and I took the opportunity to ...
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Time Machine tells me to use it EVERY TIME I insert my external HD

I use SuperDuper! to backup my Mac (running SL 10.6.1) to my LaCie Rugged Hard Disk. Because I lock my hard drive away when it's not in use everytime I plug it in it gives me a pop-up box saying: ...
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What is the easiest way to change my 160 GB HD for a 500 GB using Mac OS X

I have a Mac with Mac OS X 10.5.8 installed. My 160 GB hard drive is almost full and I want to replace it with a 500 GB hard drive. What is the best way to transfer all data (including the system ...
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How can I share an external hard drive between a Mac and a PC?

How should I format my hard drive for use on both a Mac and a PC? Is there any way I can also use Time Machine with this drive?