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need advice on external hd partitioning.


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I am running Tiger on an Intel MacBook.
I want to use my LaCie external usb hd to backup my computer using SuperDuper. The LaCie is not partitioned and already contains a lot of files I have to save.
Before I do a partition, here's my question:
Should I save all those files back to my computer, partition the hd and then copy them back to one of the partitions? Or is there a better way to do this?

Thanks for any help.
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Without a 3rd drive, that is the only way to do it without purchasing what ends up being a single use application for most people. Here's one.

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Thanks for the speedy and confirming reply.
Just wanted to check with someone wiser before doing it.
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