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    Member Since
    Jan 04, 2011
    St.Louis, MO
    2011 13.3 Macbook Pro, 2.3ghz i5, 4g DDR3, 320gb hdd, iPhone 4s 32gb White, iPad 2 16gb Wifi White
    Macbook Pro backup opinions
    My Macbook Pro's hdd just failed me before my ear warranty was up. woohoo anyway I dont want to lose all of this music, pictures, and etc again. What should I go with?
    Time Capsule?
    Regular External?
    I am also going to secondarily back it up on a cloud.

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    MacDude121's Avatar
    Member Since
    Sep 22, 2010
    Black MacBook 2.2GHz C2D, 4GB Ram - iMac G4 700MHz, 512MB Ram
    I'd just pick an external hard drive, and then use Time Machine for all of the back ups.

    Mac 101: Time Machine

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    JUKE179r's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 01, 2009
    MacBookPro 11,2 <--DAW!!!
    Get an external Firewire HD and use the free app Carbon Copy Cloner.
    CCC makes an exact back up and bootable copy of your system HD.
    MBP 11,3 | Logic Pro X | Ableton Live 9 | Traktor Pro 2 | AKAI MPC2000XL, X7000, MPK-49 | Roland MV-8000, SP-808, TR-707, TR-808 & TR-909 | Ensoniq ASR-10 | x0xb0x #911 & Willzyx | Denon DN-MC6000 | (3) Technics SL-1200MK1 | 4000+ vinyl records

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    osxx's Avatar
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    Jan 19, 2008
    houston texas
    09 MBP 8GB ram 500GB HD OS 10.9 32B iPad 4 32GB iPhone 5 iOs7 2TB TC Apple TV3
    It might not hurt to have both CCC and Time Machine.

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