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very slow backup

148 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Feb 2, 2013 3:29 AM by LaPastenague RSS
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Hello, Changing to a new iMac this year has meant that all time machine backups (via time capsule wirelessly) are incredibly slow. All connections are as per previous iMac set which worked perfrectly. I transferred data from previous iMac via migration assistant from the start and everything else works fine. Question: what is the easiest way to restore the speed of backups? Many thanks for your help.

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8)
  • LaPastenague Level 7 Level 7 (32,590 points)
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    Feb 2, 2013 3:29 AM (in response to GOW1)

    Definitely use ethernet if at all possible.. it is many times faster than wireless.

     

    If not use the computer close to the TC and set the 5ghz to a different name.. force the computer to use 5ghz as it is much faster.

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