How to make sure Time Machine backups work?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by xTRIGGER092x, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. xTRIGGER092x macrumors regular

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    I'm planning on making the jump to Lion soon and in case something goes wrong, I need to make sure my backups are ready. I see there's a Verify function, but it only works on Time Capsules, which I don't have. Is there any other way?
     
  2. MacUser2525 macrumors 68000

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    Yes, use external drive do fresh install on it using the Restore from Time Machine backup option on first boot after the install to confirm everything is as it should be.
     

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