Time Machine failed backup. What are alternative backup software?
A MBP with 1 TB HD could not continue the Time Machine backup, after update OS X to El Capitan 10.11.6. Old backups TM are automatically removed because of the error checking. The MBP also failed to make a new backup TM.
I guess I maybe need a reinstallation of the OS X. How is it safe to reinstall OS X 10.11.6 without a backup? Any suggestion of a software disk cloning? (e.g. copy of carbon can make a clone of disc? How do I?)
You should check the drive you used for Time Machine backups with disk utility > first aid to make sure that the disc is not serious. If you mean Carbon Copy clone, yes it can create clones. Instructions to create a clone are provided with the program.
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I manually deleted some old backups Time Machine interface, by clicking on the gear button in the backup Finder and selecting Remove backup.
Now deleted backups are no more hard disk or in the trash, but they are always present in the Time Machine interface in a "pending" status and it is not possible any action on them.
How can I remove them completely from Time Machine?
Thanks in advance for any suggestion,
Manual removal of the old backups is not a good thing to do. Let Time Machine take care of itself.
I suggest you use Spotlight to reindex your hard disk and backup disk, then run a backup Time Machine and see what clears the problem. If this isn't the case, you might be better off erase your backup disk and start a new Time Machine backup.
What are alternatives to restore my error active desktop with touching registry in windows xp?
Thanks for posting your query in Microsoft Community.
According the information you have provided, I understand that you have found an active desktop error Windows XP.
I will certainly help you in this matter.
Were there any changes made to the computer before the show?
Most of the time active desktop errors are related to the corruption of the registry.
Important: This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems can occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you proceed with caution. For added protection, back up the registry before you edit it. Then you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click on the number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
Please follow the steps and check if it works very well.
After I installed Windows Internet Explorer 7 on a computer that is running Windows XP with Service Pack 2, a "Restore my Active Desktop" button appears on the desktop
Using the windows-related issues feel free to post on the Microsoft Community Forum.
I get "could not complete back, an error occurred when creating the backup folder"-I have an iMac with an Iomega eGo external hard drive. I checked the previous discussions about this and can not solve. What should I do?
Please take each of the following steps that you have not already tried until the problem is resolved.
1. disconnect, then reconnect the drive.
2. in the menu bar, select
▹ System Preferences Energy Saver power adapter ▹ ▹
and uncheck the box marked
Put the hard drives to sleep when possible
If it is checked.
3. some external drives ignore setting the energy saver and turn down in any case. The 'KeepDriveSpinning' of the Director Jon Stovell application can help in this matter. (Credit to ASC member dsrtmacusr for this solution).
4. If the drive is connected to a hub, connect it to a port built into the computer. If it is already connected to a built-in port, and there is another such port, use.
5. If the player has more than one deck (for example, FireWire and USB), try another.
6. check the Web site of the provider of the car for an update of the firmware.
7 contact the seller to see if there is a firmware setting, you can change.
8. If you have installed the provider for the reader software, uninstall it.
9. triple - click anywhere in the line below on this page to select this option:
Right-click or Ctrl-click on the highlighted line and select
Services ▹ reveal in Finder (or just to reveal)
in the context menu. A Finder window should open with a selected file. Copy the file to the desktop. Then he (the original, not the copy) move to the trash. You will be asked for your administrator password. Restart the computer and re-create your settings in the Time Machine preferences window. It will show you that you have no backups. Don't worry; which is expected. Perform a backup to test. The backup can take much longer than usual. If TM now works as expected, delete the file that you copied to the desktop.
10. If none of the steps above resolves the problem, the drive may be defective. Try another. You may be able to save an external drive mechanism by installing it in a different pen.
I backup my MacBook Pro and MacBook Air to Time Machine but show just 'preparation' constantly. Tried rebooting the Machine and the time of the Macbook, and they are all connected via Airport utility. Don't know what other troubleshooting I could undertake? Any help gratefully received.
Sierra is having issues and never use Time machine on top of an existing backup anyway.
The steps are to.
1. archiving of current backups.
Plug a USB key that is equal to the size of the disk of the CT (you mix the terms Time Machine... software backup on the computer... and Time Capsule... material target for backups within a router).
Archive is on the airport utility disk tab.
2. once the backup is complete. It may take a day or two for 2 TB which is full drive.
Erase the disc from TC... a quick erase is fine.
It takes only a few minutes.
3 factory reset the TC and reconfigure airport under Sierra on one of your Mac utility.
Reset Time Machine preferences and it should start and run very well.
But also, you should read some of the other threads here on the problem.
For example... preparation is supposed to spend a lot of time when you try to use the existing backup... more wireless with two computers together... It will take days to complete.
Open the activity monitor and ensure that other processes do not always use CPU. A person discovered photos was chew 90% CPU making a function which is part of the update and not allowing any time for TM backup in progress.
When wanting to access the saved data of time capsule via the time machine, time machine shows zero backup history while there would be more than a year with a value of more than 900 GB. I get this in time machine preferences:
When you click on the available data disk, time capsule/machine displays no backup history and appears empty; the above data disk it is not accessible and cannot be removed. Yet one of these disks is indicated as an accountant 963 GB of data, and I suspect that it is the only inaccessible. How the hell could this happen? Anyone has an idea, and advises? I do not tinker with the application and airport utility shows no connectivity issues. Please, let me know as soon as possible - thanks!
Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for Time Machine discovered a corruption of backup... it will then proceed to delete the backup and start over. The sparsebundle is not deleted... He still occupies the space that it used to before deleting the content took place.
The only way to know if that is really what happened is to open the sparsebundle in the finder. See if it's contained in there... If there is... the question is different. TM has lost its connection to its own protection is also not rare. Any change in the network, you have done for this cause. It is possible to reconnect to the existing backups.
1. read some of Pondini howto in order to understand what is happening.
A4 and A5 are the most useful... TM to reset and verify backups.
2. open the sparsebundle in the Finder and see if there is indeed always glad... If so, check in the TC. To do this through the disk tab in the airport utility. Plug in a USB key in the TC...
Once you check the disk...... delete it and start a new backup.
You can still access the old backup by plugging the USB directly to the computer... Right-click on the icon of TM in the dock. And select Browse... According to the screenshot below.
The TM and TC combo turns out to be less reliable over time (pun intended).
I have a Mac Mini with OS X Lion 10.7.5. I want to use some software (Time Machine?) to back up my gmail
emails dating back to 2006 on a backup drive Seagate. I installed the time Machine, and he backs up everything but
gmail emails. Can someone give me help.
Time Machine is to back up files on a local disk. If your gmail emails are in local hard disk, they are ongoing. But if they are on a Gmail server, this isn't a function of time Machine.
I have a Mac pro OS X 10.11.5 with two discs devoted to the backup. When I wanted the first filled to the top, then add the second to continue archiving backup files.
I don't want to lose my older archived data in backups on disk 1.
What happens when I add a second drive to add capacity to the Time Machine backups? Once the first drive is hard full TM then will use the second drive until it is full?
When you add the second drive, I get a warning that the TM will take turns using the disc 1 and disc 2. But 1 disk is full. TM will not delete old information on Drive 1 to make room? If Yes is not good because I want to keep the old data. I just want to keep incremental backups to Drive 2.
Please specify the feature.
Yes, TM will continue to save on disk 1 and delete older backups and take turns with disk 2. If you want to keep 1 as it is by car, then you must remove it from the list of backup. Start a new backup on disk 2, and continue. In both cases, the disc 2 will make a new full backup of your computer.
I have a 2011 iMac that has a SSD running OSX and holding all of my applications.
I also have a mechanical hard drive internal 3TO with my user on it and all my documents and files.
I just bought a new iMac with a merger of 3 TB drive only and I need to restore everything as it is now (from two readers) on one drive in the new iMac.
What is the best way to go about this?
The SSD source looks like this:
The Macintosh HD source looks like this ("timothy" is my user):
Time machine has two backups separated according to me, one for each of the two drives internal, just restore both fully?
Thanks for the help!
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iMac 2009, 21.5 inch, OSX Yosemite 10.10.5
I replace my computer soon, after many years of good, and one thing that always gives me peace of mind is my Time Machine backups to an external drive (Seagate Free Agent 1 TB). My computer had about 800 GB on it, and I was getting messages that the disc was full and could not make a full backup. So I removed 200 GB + computer, deleted several backups that I didn't need and changed my settings to not save another external drive like Dropbox, and more. Close to 650 GB, I had the size of backups down.
But now, he is still not back up the full thing AND most disturbing, my latest backup is 28 January. So, after years of backup with diligence to my computer, I don't see any earlier versions. As I know, nothing of the past that I have now, but what I can do to see what existing backups? 'Get info' said 760GB is used, and yet when I open the app, it shows that two backups. Any ideas?
While in Time Machine, to see all the volumes mounted shift - command - c. Information derived from Linc Davis.
Anyone know how to make a backup of the files to merge with Time Machine data? I'm just using a virtual machine, no Boot Camp. OS is XP running Microsoft Money and wish for these data files will be saved, as they automatically on Time Machine backup. I tried to reset the backup to the shared folder destination, but then could not find it in the shared folder.
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It is stored in the file package VM, with everything else. So I think you're wondering if you can save the snapshot itself, without having to save the rest of the files for this virtual machine. The answer is probably not "easily", although I'm sure that others with more experience can give you a more detailed answer.
The long and short if this is probably: If all you want to do, on a regular basis, save the files that are inside the virtual machine that have been changed (for example Money files), you must store them outside of the virtual machine (usually on a shared folder). But make sure you back up the virtual machine itself at least once, and probably whenever you install something again. But of course it depends on how paranoid, you will lose your hard drive (and paranoia is not always a bad thing, aty least in this case).
I've tried Sierra for a few days, but since I discovered that some of my software work well with it but I restored my system to El Capitan via wipe HD. I want to restore my old data now, but I recently had to archive my TimeCapsule and all remaining backups come from the Sierra. I therefore need to restore my system completely from an archived backup TM. How can I do this?
I installed an SSD hard drive 120 GB in my Mac Mini. I formatted and installed El Capitan in this SSD, then I'll just install my apps in there. All of my documents will remain in the original of the Mini hard drive. This is why I am asking how to transfer all my files from mail and messages, all my calendar events and all my Contacts on the new drive. I tried to use my Time Machine backup, but I don't know how. Is there an easy way to do this?
Do you use iCloud?
After that I moved all my old backup data on a new player and liked that I expected Time Machine (TM) just continue where we left it when the smaller drive has been marked as complete. On the contrary, it seems that TM took a full backup take a lot of space for backups that already existed between the data leave the smaller drive?
This kind of destroyed the concept of TM "incremental forever" which I assumed could survive a movement of backup of data from a smaller to a larger drive?
If I missed something along the way I would like to be reminded...
I have a huge hard drive I want to backup via Time Machine to my big time hard drive of the Machine, but not for the little one (lack of space).
Apple has not yet implemented a way to do this with different hard drives backup? Each hard drive would just need to have its own exclusions settings.
I had rather not use a third-party solution.
Apple has not yet implemented a way to do this with different hard drives backup? Each hard drive would just need to have its own exclusions settings.
Sorry, but no.
If you do not want to see this feature added, you might want to inform Apple:
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