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Rileyb80
Aug 4, 2011, 01:33 PM
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Hi I'm getting this popping up every 10-15 minutes and I cant seem to get rid of it.

I've had it since I installed Lion and it's been getting quite annoying, I also cant seem to disable time machine as it just turns on after 15 minutes and pops up the message again.

Can anyone help?



mrapplegate
Aug 4, 2011, 01:44 PM
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Hi I'm getting this popping up every 10-15 minutes and I cant seem to get rid of it.

I've had it since I installed Lion and it's been getting quite annoying, I also cant seem to disable time machine as it just turns on after 15 minutes and pops up the message again.

Can anyone help?

Is the big switch on or off in Preferences -> Time Machine ?
You can't turn it off?

Rileyb80
Aug 4, 2011, 01:50 PM
I can but it just ignores it and turns it back on 15 minutes later

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I cant even seem to lock it just ignores me :(

mrapplegate
Aug 4, 2011, 01:52 PM
I can but it just ignores it and turns it back on 15 minutes later

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I cant even seem to lock it just ignores me :(

Do you have an external drive to connect to it? If so, connect it, select it as the drive and then try turning it off. See if that works. If not try deleting the com.apple.TimeMachine.plist file.

You can turn it off from the terminal if all else fails.
defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.timemachine AutoBackup -boolean false

Rileyb80
Aug 4, 2011, 02:00 PM
I dont have a external drive to hand.

Deleted the preference file will report back if it comes back.

*edit* command prompt gave me this
2011-08-04 20:02:20.613 defaults[14976:707] Could not write domain com.apple.TimeMachine.plist; exiting

Rileyb80
Aug 5, 2011, 01:07 PM
Still happening sadly any other advise would be welcome.

mrapplegate
Aug 5, 2011, 01:22 PM
I dont have a external drive to hand.

Deleted the preference file will report back if it comes back.

*edit* command prompt gave me this
2011-08-04 20:02:20.613 defaults[14976:707] Could not write domain com.apple.TimeMachine.plist; exiting

My bad, try sudo since it is in the Library, so

sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.timemachine AutoBackup -boolean false