time machine not configuring

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by LReyes66, Aug 23, 2009.

  1. LReyes66 macrumors member

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    Aug 21, 2009
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    ok well im new to mac. just got my mbp couple days ago and i have a question bout time machine.

    When i try to set up my time machine i have a problem. There isnt a option to of chooseing where to back up files. and when i click set uptime capsule nothing shows up.
     
  2. JediMeister macrumors 68040

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    Oct 9, 2008
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    Do you have a Time Capsule or an external hard drive? You need either Apple's Time Capsule product, an external hard drive with USB/FireWire connectors, or like some forum members, an AirPort Extreme with the external hard drive connected into it rather than directly to your computer system to backup with Time Machine.
     

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