New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Other Hardware and Peripherals Other Apple systems and peripherals discussion.

Time Capsule Problems


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
FasterPussyCat

 
FasterPussyCat's Avatar
 
Member Since: Nov 07, 2009
Posts: 164
FasterPussyCat has a spectacular aura about
Mac Specs: MacBook 10.6.2 (2.4 Ghz) | Time Capsule 500GB

FasterPussyCat is offline
Nothing is wrong with it. But there seems to be a trick to it, unless I'm overlooking the obvious.

I don't keep it on. I basically use like any other External and back up when I need to.

Today I tried to send everything off my old external (about 45 GB) to the Time Capsule by drag and dropping one folder into the Time Capsule Backups folder and after about 7 hours I gave up. I trashed about 40 GB's of what I decided I didn't need, I then dragged the remaining 5 GB to my desktop and then to an extra flashdrive.

So lets forget about that 40 GBs I trashed. I still have the 5 GBs. Isn't there a simple way to just move that 5 into the Time Capsule so I don't have to have in on my computer or flash drive. It seems to be this should not take long.

My question is. What is the best way to do this.
Should I just do a back up with Time Machine, wait a day, then delete the 5 GB? Or can I just transfer the 5 GB to Time Capsule and delete it right away?

Thank you in advance.

p.s. At the risk of sounding helpless (I have looked) could someone also point me to accurate directions to secure the Time Capsule, being wireless and all. Thanks again.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Looking for a new router | Three in One recommendations? »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Time Capsule ccarle Other Hardware and Peripherals 4 08-21-2009 12:02 AM
I need a new router. I was thinking of upgrading to 802.11N via Time Capsule babsrock Internet, Networking, and Wireless 0 08-17-2009 03:18 PM
Adding Time Capsule to existing Airport Graphite Base Station michelangelo Internet, Networking, and Wireless 3 05-13-2008 09:19 PM
Problems with Full restore using Time Capsule backup??? m021478 Internet, Networking, and Wireless 0 05-11-2008 11:48 PM
Time Capsule for remote backup only, not router??? m021478 Internet, Networking, and Wireless 0 03-05-2008 08:13 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:45 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?