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Try this before we proceed: Unplug your Time Machine backup device Open Disk Utility (Open Finder > Click Go at Top Menu Bar > Utilities > Disk Utility.app) Click on your main HDD at the left Click Repair Disk Permissions Enter an Administrator Username/Password and Click OK Once complete, plug in your Time Machine backup device and retry If this doesn't ...
You should be able to do this with dd by setting Removable to False. Unmount your disk, then run… dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/disk2 bs=1 count=1 Don't forget to replace disk2 with the actual disk identifier. This command will erase the contents of the disk. Untested, be careful, usual 'not responsible if stuff goes wrong' applies :)
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