time machine wouldn't backup after restoration from time machine?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by tongteh, Oct 5, 2009.

  1. tongteh macrumors 6502

    Aug 16, 2008
    Alright, i just got my macbook fixed, the service people changed my macbook's harddisc, but now i can't complete a time machine backup anymore.. anyone have any idea? thanks.. :)
  2. Richard1028 macrumors 68000

    Jan 8, 2009
    Is TM turned on?

    Open up TM preferences. Check the settings and make sure the proper drive is designated as the TM drive.
  3. tongteh thread starter macrumors 6502

    Aug 16, 2008
    it is.. i just found out the error message.. its saying i dont have enough space on my harddrive.. :( but how come? since i restore it from time machine backup, why does it want to do a full 160Gb backup again? :(

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