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No, but you can get the same effect as I use this app to keep my mac running for a back up at night time http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/37991/nosleep


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In a nutshell: No, you can't. A backup is not a synchronisation solution so there is always a 1:1 relationship between your main drive(s) and your backup. You can use Time Machine to backup multiple computers to the same network drive, but the backups will always end up as separate bundles. To transfer applications/data from one Mac to another once, have a ...


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An iTunes backup includes text messages. See this Apple page for what is included. Notice that to restore everything, including passwords, you need to encrypt the iTunes backup with a password.


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Time Machine does not allow to provide a name for a backup. You can name the drive when directly attached, but not the backups within. I want to name my backups so I might not flash something else that I don't want. Not entirely sure what you mean by that, but if you meant backing up items already backed up, then you will need to understand that ...


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I can speak from experience - I've got a 32GB USB drive, 8GB of which are a Yosemite installer and 24GB of which are normal storage. It works perfectly!


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If your MacBook Air has flash storage, supports Power Nap and is connected to a power adapter at night, then it will back up to Time Machine when in sleep. If any of these criteria is not met, then the backup will not take place. A firmware update is required for the late-2010 MacBook Air to support Power Nap. Make sure that all updates are installed in the ...


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If your drive is corrupted in any way you probably don't want to use it for backup purposes any more, unless the data is not of great value to you. Apple does not allow an easy transfer from drive to drive regarding backups. I think this is due to the way TimeMachine works (As stated in this apple discussion thread) Now how to do it anyways ? I would ...


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Copying the entire drive is a really bad idea for several reasons. Copying it to the cloud is also a bad idea. Buying a new TB or larger drive is far cheaper, faster, and easier and would let you just start backing up and put the "corrupt" backup on the shelf until you're sure you don't need to recover any files from it. Due to the hard links that are ...


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There are three ways to handle corrupted Time Machine backup drives: (easiest) Forget about the backup. It's a backup - you are not losing anything. Just erase it and start again. Copy the final backup (or just the parts that are really important) to other media. This can be done in the Finder, and it requires about the same space as what is currently on ...


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Both I and my housemate ran into this problem on separate iMacs. It first cropped up around the time we upgraded to Mavericks. After battling it for weeks I can confirm that (a) messing with your preference files won't fix it and (b) starting over with a new Time Machine backup disk and clean preference files won't fix it. Time Machine may behave itself for ...


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It should work, but if you use SuperDuper! a workaround is necessary: I backed up my main system volume (hereinafter referred to as "System") to the unencrypted! backup volume (hereinafter referred to as "SystemBackup"). After rebooting to SystemBackup i tried to encrypt the volume SystemBackup, which wasn't successful, because the Recovery HD on the backup ...


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Apple does not use the term “hibernate”, so I assume you mean “sleep”. Macs that support Power Nap can make Time Machine backups while they’re in sleep. This includes the late 2010 MacBook Air. Apple offers a support article subtitled “Learn about Power Nap and which Macs can use it” which says: About Power Nap While sleeping, Power Nap allows ...


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An encrypted disk image is not a FileVault volume, those are two different things. It sounds like you might have the password for the encrypted disk image in your login keychain. CCC isn't "circumventing" anything... And no, the diskutil bug in Yosemite is not related to this behavior.


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Looks like you have a portable Mac rather than a Mac Pro and Time Machine turned on. What you are seeing here are local snapshots. From https://support.apple.com/kb/PH14329 : To stop saving local snapshots, open Time Machine preferences and slide the switch to Off. Snapshots resume when you turn Time Machine back on.


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As far as I'm aware, entering the pass code is a security feature when you backup for the first time to a different iTunes/computer. You can't get around it, however its possible that Apple will be able to repair the screen without wiping the phone. Maybe even mention you haven't backed up the phone when you take it to get repaired and see if they can do ...


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Troubleshooting this is fairly straightforward to start. When it hangs, open up Applications/Utilities and launch terminal. Type: sudo tmdiagnose That will gather many logs and statistics and allow you to have a complete picture of what Time Machine was stuck on. After collecting three such instances (reboot the Mac after the script ends), you can ...


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iTunes on your PC can make a backup of your device quite easily - especially if you have the two devices paired before the fall. If you haven't paired it, you'll need to have at least the digitizer working to tap to trust the computer once. Once that's done (and iTunes will prompt you), you can use the PC to back up the entire phone and/or choose to ...



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