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Member Since: Feb 02, 2010
Location: London
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For things I want to backup permanently, I create a separate folder on my Time Machine drive and keep them on there. At any given point I have two of everything I need. I've never had a hard drive crash on my, but if I did, I'd go out and replace it immediately so I'd still have two of everything.
I don't see the point of keeping a second copy on a Time Machine drive. If/when the drive crashes you lose both Time Machine AND the second copy.

As noted on my last post, hard drives are cheap today so keep copies on different drives, not different folders or partitions.

Andy C
27" iMac (2102), 13" MacBook Pro (2010), 11" MacBook Air (2011), 64 Gb iPad, iPd Mini, Apple TV2, iPhone 5, iPod Classic 120Gb
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