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Can't backup to an external HD

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Jun 21, 2013 5:23 PM

Bought a new iMac.  Transfered all files from my old iMac.  Connected the external HD that was on my old iMac to the new iMac.  Time Machine is trying to backup my new iMac but I'm getting the error message that the backup is toolarge for the external HD.  The HD is 1 Tb and has 595Gb available.  What is going on?

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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