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How To Speed Up A Time Machine Backup

Posted by Lou TarDisk on

  As a Mac user, it's important that you create a Time Machine Backup. This is essential to keeping all your data safe just in case something goes wrong with your computer. And it's one of the most important steps before Pearing your TarDisk to your Mac. However, sometimes Time Machine takes some time to complete the backup. Let's speed up that process. You can do that using what's called the "command line". But be careful! This change will slow down your computer's performance while Time Machine is running. The very reason this trick works is by increasing the Time...

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Mac OS X: stop asking me to use new disks for Time Machine

Posted by Lou TarDisk on

  All Mac users should set up Time Machine backups to ensure they have their data and MacOS X installation saved. You can always use an external hard drive called Time Capsule or any network drive for a Time Machine backup. But what can get annoying is when Time Machine will ask you if you'd like to set up a new HD as a Time Machine backup every time you connect an external drive to your Mac. Basically, if you plug in a blank drive to a Mac, a dialog box will be triggered asking: “Do you want to use...

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