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"Download and keep all originals" is the correct setting to get all your photos onto your Mac. These originals are stored in Photos Library.photoslibrary, you can check the exact location of your library by launching the photos app while pressing option. You can also check for syncing problems by creating a smart album, looking for files failed to sync. ...


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I finally got the answer to my problem from the Apple Technical support. A double click on the file my-computer.sparsebundle should mount the Time Capsule as a Time Machine virtual disk. It didn't work in my case. The guy from the Apple support just told me to reboot the Time Capsule. It worked.


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Head into Finder. On the same Wifi network as your Time Capsule, scroll down to the "Shared" section in Finder's left sidebar. There will be an icon of a Time Capsule with the name of your Time Capsule next to it. Click it, and you should be able to easily navigate through (just keep double-clicking on the relevant things) to your files.


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If you removed Carbon Copy Cloner by dragging it to the trash, I'm guessing there may be remnants of CCC still on your system. Check these locations and delete them these if they exist: /Library/Application Support/com.bombich.ccc /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.bombich.ccchelper.plist /Library/PrivilegedHelperTools/com.bombich.ccchelper ...


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Copyfile is responsible for splitting a HFS+ file into two files. The data fork- file and a metadata fork- ._file. That happens when you use the -E option with the Apple supplied rsync. I have no idea why it is failing. rsync does create temporary files and then moves them into place.


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From Apple KB : Backup disks you can use with Time Machine Formatting a backup disk for use with Time Machine The most common format for a Time Machine backup disk is Mac OS Extended (Journaled) format. Time Machine also supports Mac OS Extended (Case-sensitive, Journaled), Mac OS Extended (Case-sensitive, Journaled, Encrypted), and Xsan ...


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Yes, when you go to the Time Machine preferences, just select Use Both when adding the additional drive. From: OS X El Capitan: Use multiple backup disks Time Machine rotates the backup schedule among the disks. For each disk, Time Machine backs up everything that’s changed since the last time that disk was used. If you designated items that shouldn’t ...


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No, because Time Machine works at the filesystem level of the whole disk, not just the files owned by any given user. In other words, Time Machine backs up the entire Macintosh HD, sans exclusions, and doesn't know or care about individual users from this perspective. Have a look at: How Time Machine Works its Magic


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You can try a recovery software like wondershare recovery data or Disk Drill (i think you can download free trial), Those soft will be able to detect lost data (even deleted). There are many other soft you can test, but those two are great ! Hope this will help, Peace


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I use iMazing fro Mac. It allows you to backup & restore individual iOS apps along with your custom saved data. You do that without going through iTunes.


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Use Disk Utility to create a new partition and point Time Machine to that.


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The image files (the jpgs) exist only once but are hard linked into both libraries. As the Finder doesn't have an (easy) way to identify the hard linking, calculating folder size on ~/Pictures counts these files twice. Hard links work within one disk volume only, so if you copy data to a Cloud drive or to Windows, you will end up having two seperate files ...


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No, if you move the files back to another location on the disk backed up by Time Machine, the next backup will create a new copy of these files on your backup volume. This may even occur if you put them back into the same place (because the files will get a new creation timestamp which AFAIK triggers Time Machine to create a new file on the backup drive). ...


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In your situation, I'd try doing a backup with Super Duper. www.shirt-pocket.com/SuperDuper/ It will be a full backup, can go on any drive with enough free space for the backup, and takes you away from any possible issues with Time Machine.


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Every backup is a full backup. Your destination has hard links to each file so that if you copy any snapshot to another volume or folder - you have a copy of every file. If you delete a file from one time interval - the other intervals lose no data. As implemented, there is no reason to store duplicate bits on e destination if a hard link suffices to fully ...


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If you want to do a mirrored backup use something like rsync or Carbon Copy Cloner. Time machine's mission is to make incremental backups every hour so you can browse and restore old versions of your documents. It wouldn't be my choice for making a full mirrored backup of a hard drive. Rsync is built in to OSX so the price is right and it can synchronize ...


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Sorta–but no. There are actually three different things we're talking about here. iCloud mail Storage of attachments in iCloud Backup Each of these items are very distinct, but all pull from the same storage pool (your 5GB default.) Let's go over each. The first is iCloud mail. This is an email service effectively equivalent to any other, provided by ...


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I'll add to this, since I had the issue of migrating data from a 1TB HDD to a 0.5TB SSD via Time Machine Restore. I had slimmed down the total data on the disk from ~730GB to ~350GB, but still was seeing that the Time Machine Backup was at the ~730GB size, due to the Mobile Backups. Turning Time Machine off will delete Mobile Backups, but that isn't done ...


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Yes, you can do this with disk utility. When you try to access the FileVault encrypted disk it will prompt for a password. You can then select it as the source for a restore to another drive.


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Yes, you could just copy it back, but it may not be bootable. That can be fixed by installing OS X over the top of your files. It should preserve what is there and make it bootable.


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It appears you are looking at the iCloud info in System Preferences on an Apple laptop or desktop. Inside System Preferences, after you click on iCloud, you then click on Manage in the lower right corner. When that window comes up, the top option is highlighted but not necessarily selected. If it's not selected, the backups will not show in the right column. ...


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You can turn it off, but then you wouldn't be able to backup. If you have a Mac or PC, iTunes installed, your lightning or 30-pin dock connecter cable, a resonable amount of free space, you can backup with iTunes. It won't nag you. Plug in your iPhone, open iTunes, click your iPhone, and scroll to where it says backups, click iTunes, you can backup Health ...


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Solved by formatting the Time Capsule drive and reconfiguring Time Machine on the Mac.


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Just Checking that you have not missed the "holding option key down in time machine" thing that I missed for ages: Source: http://www.macworld.co.uk/feature/mac-software/complete-guide-time-machine-mac-backup-3626572/ Complete guide to Time Machine: Can I browse Time Machine backups from another Mac, or older Time Machine backups from my own Mac that I no ...



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