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I want to override preivous backup on passport

Last response: in Storage
July 9, 2010 6:37:44 PM

I have been backing up my macbook on a passport external hard drive. Now the backups are "failed" because there isn't enough room on my passport, can I set it up to override the previous backup and only keep one file instead of a separate one everytime?
a b G Storage
July 10, 2010 2:37:40 PM

If your backup software was doing "incremental" backups then they would eventually consume all available space on the drive. Check the backup application and perhaps change it to full backups / overwite previous.

You may have to manually remove the incrementals, but I dont know how your would do that on a MAC, just a PC guy.