Does Time Machine save your Windows info?

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by McHater, Mar 7, 2009.

  1. McHater macrumors newbie

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    Just bought an 320GB external just for Time Machine, & then installed Windows XP/SP3. Will any future Time Machine backups save all the Windows stuff? For instance, I've got a photo editing program thats only on Windows. Will any of the photo's, & the program itself be backed up?
     
  2. steveza macrumors 68000

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    No - Time machine only works on your OS X partitions, You can use NT Backup (comes with Windows) to back up files in Windows mode.
     
  3. LtRammstein macrumors 6502a

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    If you installed Windows on a virtual machine with VMWare Fusion or Parallels, that data will probably be backed up using Time Machine, the downside is it backs up the entire virtual machine, not files.
     
  4. jav6454 macrumors P6

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    Data is backed up in Time Machine if you use Parallels or Fusion. Boot Camp partition is not backed up since thats a separate partition.
     

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