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Apr 21, 2012 9:07 PM

Hey guys,

I have a 2 TB hard drive that I'm using to back up my on TM.  However, I can't seem to use it on another computer.  Any advice?




MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7), 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5 4 GB 1333 MHz
  • Sjazbec Level 4 Level 4 (1,665 points)
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    Apr 21, 2012 10:33 PM (in response to Medic1255)

    Depends on what Operating System the "other computer" is running .


    TimeMachine uses ( like everything in OS X ) HFS journaled Filesystem with permission level access for individual files for the user that created it initially.


    A modern Linux should mount the disk at least browseable . HFS is supported and well known Filesystem in the Unix world.


    Windows does not want to know about HFS . You need a tool like HFSExplorer (free, depends on Java ) or Macdrive ( comercial ) to access Mac volumes in Microsoft environments.


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