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  1. #1

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    May 20, 2007
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    External Hard Drive partition question
    Hello I have a 350GB external HDD but I have files already stored on it now I wish to know if there is any way I can partition these hard drive so i am able t use time machine and not lose the files currently stored on the hard drive using disk utility of my mac?


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    Dec 24, 2002
    Los Angeles, California
    2 x 3.0GHz Quad-Core, 6GB OS X 10.6.8 | 15in MacBook Pro 2.2GHz OS X 10.6.8 | 64GB iPad 2 WiFi
    From my understanding, you will need to back up your data some where and then do the repartitioning.
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    chrisiw's Avatar
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    Mar 06, 2007
    Isle of Wight UK
    iMac, iPad, MacBook Pro.
    Yep you should be able to do it Using "Disk Utility" as far as I know but back up whats on there FIRST! as it will be lost.

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    Jun 20, 2007
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    If you use resize option, you wont need to backup the data first.
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