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I expect an Apple Tech or a Senior Advisor to be sufficiently trained and capable of resolving what appears to be a problem publicly shared by a number of Apple users. GeekOutTech 24.679 görüntüleme 4:51 How to fix the slow Time Machine backups - Süre: 3:43. 5UP4Geek 66.607 görüntüleme 3:43 Time Machine Tutorial: Back Up Your Mac - Süre: 14:03. The short answer is "don't worry, it works". TechATX 62.635 görüntüleme 5:21 How To Use Apple Time Machine - Süre: 3:12. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/5569261?start=0&tstart=0

Reply With Quote 4th June 2011,02:07 PM #4 JohnPrewitt Join Date Jun 2011 Posts 1 Brains, Don't give up so easily. Since there can be only one TM drive attached at any time, I first performed full backups on both drives independently, then I keep one TM attached and remove the other, It works.

Also the term "MAC" here is nothing to do with your Mac as a computer - it stands for Media Access Control address). If this seems a bit odd at first, consider the case where you usually connect over wifi, but to do an initial backup you connect by cable. Yükleniyor... I have had endless problems after upgrading to Mavericks.

I have no problem accessing the network drive at all thanks Kai Reply With Quote 26th December 2010,08:23 AM #2 snark Join Date Apr 2005 Location Melbonia Posts 2,192 In my Time Machine makes some query (what exactly is it) about the sparsebundle file, and the OS responds (erroneously) that it's in use.  Under the covers there is an exchange of messages Is there an answer? http://www.mactalk.com.au/19/96115-time-machine-error-17-45-a.html Then I TM backs up that non-TM-MaxEx drive to a TM drive.Finally, following recommendations in the blog link below, I have two TM drives where only one is connected at a

Reply Aaron West 8/23/08 5:13 PM @Cindy - I've heard of folks daisy chaining external USB hard drives to wireless routers and getting Time Machine to see the drives, but I've What to do when majority of the students do not bother to do peer grading assignment? I continued to receive the same error message in spite of the investment. The new backup still has about 74gb to complete, but that's a lot farther than I got before.

When you come back the last output you will see is ‘The Volume was repaired successfully' Now you need to type
hdiutil detach /dev/diskxs2
You can redo the Computing Forever 143.518 görüntüleme 6:17 El Capitan Server Part 17: Time Machine - Süre: 8:13. Yükleniyor... I don't want to have to install new things to fix what has been work perfectly since 2012.

All rights reserved. this page Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.0 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. Bu tercihi aşağıdan değiştirebilirsiniz. Change the Sharing & Permissions for everyone to Read & Write for all folders to where your backups will be stored and the .sparebundle file.

Reply Aaron West 10/25/11 2:51 PM @Barry - Wow, that was one long comment! Reply [Add Response] [Subscribe to Responses] Leave a Reply Leave this field empty Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website Remember My Information Subscribe If you subscribe, any new This command will let you view your system log - where Time Machine errors are located - in order to [possibly] get a clearer picture of what is causing your backups http://linuxprofilm.com/time-machine/time-machine-couldn-39-t-complete-the-backup-an-error-occurred-while-creating-the-backup-folder.html Reply Ben Laws 5/16/09 12:14 PM This just happened recently and I could not find anything useful on the Apple sites.

Any other ideas? Reply Stephen Whiteside 1/24/12 9:22 AM My Time Machine has the error message you list on the top of this thread. Will the computer be replaced?

I am finding multiple password entries for the same server, whether it's Mail, or my other computers, or com.apple.facetime, but they all contain the same password.

It's actually not mine but if there was something quick to check, I'd appreciate it. I was just about to give up when I ran across your article. You can not post a blank message. We put in the correct password for Time Capsule.

Mike Hudson Hi Michelle, I'm not near a mac currently. GeekOutTech 118.540 görüntüleme 3:47 Using Time Machine to Transfer Files to Macbook Pro | Time Machine Transfer - Süre: 5:21. I tried using the terminal window first with rm {space} dragging over the folder to establish the path AND that didn't work. useful reference Using the Finder I go to my firewire connected external hard drive to the folder you talk about and the last one is entitled "Latest".

Hakkında Basın Telif hakkı İçerik Oluşturucular Reklam Verme Geliştiriciler +YouTube Şartlar Gizlilik Politika ve Güvenlik Geri bildirim gönder Yeni bir şeyler deneyin! I apologize if you already know all the stuff below; I'm including it as some of my readers may not.Next, go back to Finder and navigate to the directory that has I know this sounds weird, but doing this will place the path to the folder in Finder into your Terminal window, handy huh? then when the drive is unmounted it runs the script again in reverse to bring me back to my internal drive backup settings.

Powered by vBulletinCopyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. Finally, it finished the prepare data phase and displayed how much data it was backing up, about 5.3 GB. You can change this preference below. Not sure why I had SEVEN!

The time now is 12:05 PM. Make sure that the time machine access is completely turned off before trying to correct this problem.2. So open System Preferences, select "Sharing", and copy the name from the "Computer Name" section at the top. I did this by deleting this .inprogress file without deleting the 'latest' symbolic link and it worked fine.

Open a terminal window and paste the following in (then hit return, of course): defaults write com.apple.systempreferences TMShowUnsupportedNetworkVolumes 1 Mounted network drives will then show up in the list of destinations If I were in your situation I'd have to do some Googling and research to figure out the problem. You'll be prompted for the administrator login password.