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OS 10.5 - time machine question?


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Hi
I just got a new mbp and transfered my stuff back from time machine
Drag and drop, not restore.
I decided to delete my back up cus I want to start again.
When I deleted the time machine folder it removed over 1.5 million files!!!
It has been backing up for just over a year.
Does this sound right? And if so where have all these files come from.
I thought it just added new stuff, not duplicate every time.
No problem, just curiouse.
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Well depending how big your HDD is, that 1.5 million is probably many backups and all the files together, remember that it keeps back ups from a previous weeks depending on the size of the HDD.
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