I got this message when trying to back up my Macbook Pro using time machine:

The disc image MAMA'S’s MacBook Pro.sparsebundle is in use, try ejecting the disc image.

How do i do it?

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Found a solution here:

  • Access the Airport Extreme using the AirPort Utility.
  • Go to Manual Setup.
  • Go to Disks.
  • Click on Disconnect All Users…

At this stage, unplug or turn the external HD off, the plug it back or turn it on.

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