People with Time Machine Issues...

Discussion in 'macOS' started by asaad, Oct 31, 2007.

  1. asaad macrumors member

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    Oct 12, 2006
    #1
    This may help some of you...

    I however am not that skilled to do all that stuff, too afraid ill mess something up. I've got an external HD, and when i start up the initial set up for Time Machine it won't recognize my HD, but it does connect fine to the computer I can access all the files on it. Any help with this one?
     
  2. renault4 macrumors regular

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    Jul 5, 2007
    #2
    As I understand it, Time machine requires that the target disk be formatted as HFS Extended (Journaled); is it possible that your disk is formatted differently?

    I would suggest using Disk Utilities to erase and reformat the disk anyway before you start TM (assuming you have no other data on the disk you need to keep!)

    ---p
     
  3. Dillenger macrumors 6502a

    Dillenger

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    Central, Illinois
    #3
    I had the same problem, reformatted in HFS Extended Journaled and Bit-a-bing, No issues!
     

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