help! time machine is perpetually "preparing..."

Discussion in 'macOS' started by evilgreg, Apr 21, 2008.

  1. evilgreg macrumors regular

    evilgreg

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    Okay so time machine went crazy today and it seems to be broken. Whenever it tries to update, it gets stuck in "preparing..." forever until I click stop backup. I tested the HD, it's fine. I can read/write perfectly fine, its just time machine that seems to be broken.

    Any solutions?
     
  2. evilgreg thread starter macrumors regular

    evilgreg

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    nevermind i deleted the plist file and fixed her
     
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