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Got so many errors when transferring Time Machine to a new drive

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GaryKing Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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Jul 4, 2013 6:23 PM

I tried transferring my Time Machine volume to a new drive using the instructions provided by Apple, where it requires that I drag-and-drop via the Finder, but I got a ton of errors. At least a dozen at the same time. I don't recall them all, but some were quite strange. I have transferred a Time Machine drive once before, and it took 24 hours, but there were no errors.


There were a lot of "This operation could not be completed." errors. I think the codes were along the lines of -50 and -8300. I also noticed one particularly strange error, saying something like "The version of iWorks used to create this document is older."


What do these all mean, and what can I do to fix them? I already ran "Repair disk" on both the source and destination volumes, with no errors.

iMac, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.4), 3.2 GHz Intel Core i3, 16 GB RAM


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