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Well i'm a bit confused. Cause I heard that the purple areas are because its backed up in an external HD. Then why doesn't the purple areas turn white ( white= available i think) when i connect my ext.HD? Shortly, how is it possible to access the purple areas? Thanks in advance..

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You mean you can't get into them when your backup drive is connected? –  cafhacker Dec 11 '11 at 21:01
See something here ... apple.stackexchange.com/questions/26738/… –  GEdgar Dec 15 '11 at 1:52

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