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Why does Time Capsule need to create a new backup after a verification to improve reliability?

174 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Jan 8, 2013 12:27 PM by LaPastenague RSS
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Jan 8, 2013 9:57 AM

This is the second time within 1/2 a year that I get the following error message:


Time Machine completed a verification of your backups on “TheLittleOnes Time Capsule 1”. To improve reliability, Time Machine must create a new backup for you.

Click Start New Backup to create a new backup. This will remove your existing backup history. This could take several hours.

Click Back Up Later to be reminded tomorrow. Time Machine won’t perform backups during this time.


I already lost my old backups when this happend the first time and I clicked "Start new Backup".


How can I fix that?


It's the backup for my MacBookPro (Early 2011) Mountain Lion.

It's a 3TB Time Capsule, the Backup is done wireless.

One intersting point is that my mini mac doesn't seem to have this problem. (same OS like MacBookPro)



OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)


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