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Backup file too big using Disk Utility

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I need to back up my 160GB Mackintosh HD on my imac OSX 10.6.3 (Snow Leopard) using disk utility. After a short period of the imaging process I get a message saying 'file too big'. What can I do to resolve the problem? My external drive is 1TB with 500GB available.

 

I've tried using Time Machine but this seems to want to wipe my external disk.

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.3)

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