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    All of a sudden, I get the following error message:

    "Back-up could not be completed. The backup disk image “/Volumes/Data/fak’s iMac.sparsebundle” is already in use."

    What is this? I could not find any answers on the Help pages.

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    i had the exact same problem.
    what i did:
    delete all and everything on time capsule
    delete all connections between mac and time capsule
    connect time capsule to mac and run a full backup over cable
    set up wlan again
    anything else did not help
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    Deleting everything should be a last resort. You didn't mention what version of Airport Utility you were using - but there are older version instructions available on the web. Otherwise if you have the latest version try this
    http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/swi...ml#post1436590

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    Airport utility
    Version 6.1 (610.31) it says

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    for me - that all did not work - sure deleting is the last option but saves your nerves ;-) i was having the problem for about 5 months and nobody could actually help so i guess that was the best thing to do as the backup was corrupt as well
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    gerne :-)
    Quote Originally Posted by fak119 View Post
    Puh! Vielen Dank!
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    Woher wissen Sie das alles? Aber wenn man so jung ist wie Sie...

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    nicht jung, nur erfahren ;-) - ich hab viel darüber geschrieben auf meiner webseite - und woher sprichst du so gut deutsch?
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