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HT1175 How do I backup to an older machine's sparsebundle?

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Apr 18, 2012 2:51 AM

I have done a full restore to a new machine, which has worked...and I am told there should be an option to set to previous backups (to continue backing up to the same history).


According to a Macworld article, when I connect to my Time Capsule for backing up the first time with the new machine I should get an option to "create new backup" or "inherit backup history".  I can't get to this option and my Time Capsule doesn't have enough room for a new backup.  Obviously I don't want to delete the historic sparsebundle to make room.


What have I done wrong?



MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)


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