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    Can you add files to a carbon copy drive?
    I turned my old 120 gb drive I pulled out from my Macbook as an external drive and I'm using it as backup using Carbon Copy. It only uses about 40gb. Can I still add and remove files and folders to it without messing up the Carbon Copy backup or should I just leave the space alone? I'm not using the sector by sector option. I just wanted to know if the available space is usable without harming the backup.

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    Jan 27, 2008
    Estero, FL
    I have a similar setup that I use. As long as you're not messing with System folders and such, you should have no problems.
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    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    With SuperDuper which is much faster and with the registered version it is quite simple to do a Smart Backup in a matter of minutes on a regular basis

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