Time Machine after Mojave installation

Discussion in 'macOS Mojave (10.14)' started by Wando64, May 16, 2019.

  1. Wando64 macrumors 6502a

    Wando64

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    I have just installed Mojave from Sierra on both my Macs and I am wondering whether I should just let Time Machine continuing backing up over what was already there from Sierra, or whether it is better to erase the TM disk and start again.
    Opinions? Thanks.
     
  2. Honza1 macrumors 6502

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    If you have no problems, simply continue. That way you have backups going back as far as the drive allows.

    Note, that some had issues after the upgrade and had to start new TM after reformat. But in my case, both TM disks are fine after upgrade and so I can go back over a year on one of them, if I happen to need a file from that far back.
     
  3. chrfr macrumors 604

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    No reason to start over. Why lose all that backup history?
     
  4. Wando64 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Wando64

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  5. DuncanGarp macrumors regular

    DuncanGarp

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    Agree 100%. Got 4 mac devices with 3 different OS versions. Give me chance to rollback if issues occur.
     

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