Time Machine Backup

Discussion in 'iMac' started by AngelFir3, Mar 26, 2011.

  1. AngelFir3 macrumors member

    AngelFir3

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    #1
    hi there i have a 2TB HD i use for my Time Machine, and a 250GB HD for my films. i wanna know if i can use time machine to back up the "Film" HD or do i have to put them all onto my Imacs HD for it to back them up. If so can you help please, i have looked everywhere including MRoogle and still i find nothing :S thank you so so much.
     
  2. stridemat Moderator

    stridemat

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    #2
    You can leave them on the external drive. Open Time Machine preferences

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    and select options.

    Remove the external drive from the exclusions.

    Screen shot 2011-03-26 at 16.33.57.png
     
  3. AngelFir3 thread starter macrumors member

    AngelFir3

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    #3
    stridemat

    hi there ok i have tried that but i cant select anything within the window
     

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