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HT1427 Why does my Time Machine have more files than my hard drive?

251 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Jul 31, 2012 11:30 AM by topcop1 RSS
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Jul 31, 2012 9:08 AM

After having some major restore problems following a new hard drive installation I am finally back in business and things seem to be running smoothly as far as my backups are concerned.

 

I have read through Time Machine 101 and have a bsic understanding, I think.  What confuses me is that my Time Machine currently shows it has used 156Gs, while my hard drive only has 151Gs, and that includes what is in the trash.

 

What am I not understanding?

MAC OS.X

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