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Time Machine is getting stuck at “Preparing to Back Up” and my Trash isn't emptying

I have encountered two separate problems, but I am putting them in the same question in case they are related. First, my Trash would not empty. It seems to be getting stuck on certain files, because ...
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Mac OS X Time Machine Restore - Failure?

I've got an late 2009 macbook pro 13' and yesterday I replaced the native hd (new hd: Hitachi; same form factor). I choosed "Restore from Time Machine" in the options menu on the snow leopard install ...
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Time Capsule on Windows 7

I use Time Machine to backup my MacBook Pro. Everything works fine. My girlfriend has a PC with Windows 7 installed. She wants to backup her PC with Cobian Backup on Time Machine, but her PC doesn't ...
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Restore using time machine from an macbook to an macbook pro (first intel)

My girlfriend have Macbook 10.6.3, the first plastic version. the screen broke an its at service store now. In the mean time, i have tried to restore from hers TM backup to my old macbook pro 10.6.3 ...
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How do I verify that Time Machine backed up my system properly?

I just used Apple's Time Machine for the first time on my new laptop...I wonder if everything backed up ok, what is the best way to check?
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Are Time Machine backups encrypted?

I have snow leopard + pgp 10.0 with FDE Will my backups on the time machine be encrypted?
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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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Can I restore files from a Time Machine backup onto a different computer?

I have a Time Machine backup (of personal files only) made from my MacBook Pro provided by my previous employer. Now I have a new job and a new (employer-provided) MacBook Pro. Can I somehow restore ...
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Backup Mac from a Live CD

Apparently I corrupted some system file on my Leopard install. Whenever I try to log into my laptop, after typing my password it takes forever and finally the screen displays the "You need to restart ...
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Migrating All Data From 3 Year Old MacBook Pro to Brand New MacBook Pro Using Leopard and Time Machine

I've been using a MacBook Pro for about 3 years - and when Leopard came out I upgraded my computer and set up a Time Machine drive. Now 3 years have rolled around I've bought a brand new 17" MacBook ...