Time Machine first backup smaller than Used Space in MBP.

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by HarryPot, Dec 4, 2011.

  1. HarryPot macrumors 6502a

    Sep 5, 2009
    Hi, I'm making a backup in a new hard drive.

    I have 140Gb used currently in my current MBP. But the first backup is of only 97GB.

    I would understand if it were a little smaller than the used space, but 43GB?
  2. qCzar macrumors regular

    Feb 27, 2011
    SFBA, CA
    Time Capsule does not back-up system files, only user files.

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