Time Machine Back Up Error

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Emcnelis, Apr 9, 2008.

  1. Emcnelis macrumors newbie

    Apr 9, 2008
    Ok, a new member here who needs help on something.

    You see I formatted everything on my MacBook using my installation, made a new user because my other one wouldn't let me in and put everything back the way it was using Time Machine. But then when I try and back up my Mac it said that it's backing up a whopping 28 Gigs, as if the thing wasn't backed up before. So now I only have a small amount of space on my external hard drive.

    Is there any sort of way to fix this problem? Please I need help.

  2. crees! macrumors 68000


    Jun 14, 2003
    Sounds like this is happening, and is normal.

    If not, then when you reinstalled everything, TM saw that as a change and backed-up everything. Which makes total sense.

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