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Since I installed snow leopard in my macbook pro, time machine doesn't work anymore (was fine with 10.5). It backs up a small amount of data then hangs. Anyone had the same problem?
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Welcome to the Forum. What you need to do is go to menu bar icon for TM and select 'Enter Time Machine' and it should ask you how you want to proceed with current 'Sparse Bundle' that is on back up disk.
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hi thanks.. problem is, no reference to 'sparse bundle' appears
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Problem is we need a bit more info - the HD that has back up files, how is it connected. USB, Firewire, LAN, IP. Can u select HD in Sys Prefs/Time Machine?
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And make sure you havnt got FileVault switched on either. Cant stress this enough with TM. I found out the hard way

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thanks guys.. got it!
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