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How do I delete Time-Machine back-ups on external HD

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Nov 26, 2012 8:09 PM

Hello everybody, I would like to delete all the Time Machine back-ups on my external hard drive and create a new full back-up.  This is because after several months my HDD is quickly filling up and I would like to clean out all the old back-ups.  What is the best way to do this?  Sould I simply delete the old back-ups through finder, or is there another and better way to do this?  Many thanks for your help!

MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2012), OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)

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