Time Machine - Don't want to backup dropbox

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by Littleboo, May 2, 2012.

  1. Littleboo macrumors regular

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    I have some very large files in my dropbox, but with those files, I can't do time machine because the backup disc is not large enough. Can I do Time Machine and not have it back up DropBox?
     
  2. MacManiac76 macrumors 65816

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    Yes you can. Just go into Time Machine preferences and exclude your Dropbox folder from being backed up.
     
  3. Littleboo thread starter macrumors regular

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    Thanks, I see now in options - I only saw the external come up in the exclude part but I got it! thanks!
     

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