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Originally Posted by Slydude View Post
Are you sure about that? I am pretty sure that at some point I have had my Time Machine backup and other files on the same drive.

My current backup is on a drive that is attached to a Time capsule. It has both the Time Machine sparse bundle and other files on it. having said that it is probably best to have Time Machine separate from other things.
Now that you mention it, I've never tried to store any other data on a TM partition as I thought I had read that in Apple's documentation. Regardless, it's still a best practice to keep the TM backup to its own partition.

Liquid and computers don't mix. It might seem simple, but we see an incredible amount of people post here about spills. Keep drinks and other liquids away from your expensive electronics!
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