S.M.A.R.T. failing

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by adp8, Jan 23, 2008.

  1. adp8 macrumors newbie

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    #1
    I know that s.m.a.r.t. failing means that my hard drive is bad and its gonna crash, but i need to know how to back up the files to an external hard drive before i lose my files.

    Thanks!!!
     
  2. Passante macrumors 6502a

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    #3
    Or superduper. CCC never worked well for me.

    Regardless of which you choose. Get it done ASAP.
     
  3. stukdog macrumors 6502

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    Even before I did a full clone with CCC or SuperDuper!, I'd take off the most critical files as quickly as possible. If you only had a certain amount of time I'd hate for it to be wasted backing up iDVD themes or Garageband Loops that you can easily get again.

    Good luck...and act fast.
     

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