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Old Nov 12, 2012, 06:35 AM   #1
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Can TimeMachine back up from more than one hard drive?

Hi Everyone,

After doing a little research I failed to find the answer to this question, so I thought I would post it here:

I am now using two hard drives, as my iMac internal drive was running out of space. My question is: is it possible to have both hard drives (internal and external) back up automatically using Time Machine, and if so, how?

Thanks in advance for any help.
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Old Nov 12, 2012, 06:37 AM   #2
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Hi Everyone,

After doing a little research I failed to find the answer to this question, so I thought I would post it here:

I am now using two hard drives, as my iMac internal drive was running out of space. My question is: is it possible to have both hard drives (internal and external) back up automatically using Time Machine, and if so, how?

Thanks in advance for any help.
Yeah - just remove the external from the list of exclusions within Time Machine settings and it will be backed up along with your internal drive
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Yeah - just remove the external from the list of exclusions within Time Machine settings and it will be backed up along with your internal drive
Ah, I see. In other words, I don't have to do anything at all.

Thank you for your response.
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You may have to remove the removable drive from the list of exclusions - I've noticed Time Machine seems to add them automatically
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