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1959 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Mar 22, 2009 3:40 AM by Amerist
Currently Being ModeratedSep 12, 2006 1:17 AM (in response to Amerist)Welcome to the Discussions.
The bad news.... I have no clue what the article is referring to by using iDVD to back up files. However, the best way yo create data DVDs for archiving data is to create a disk image via disk utility and then burn that image. The drawback to this method is that the disc won't mount on a PC.
MikeG5 D2.7, D1.8, MBP 17", Mac OS X (10.4.7)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 12, 2006 5:49 AM (in response to Amerist)Yes this must be an error. I bet he uses Disk Utility or the finder to make data DVDs.
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=42663G5dual2GHz, MacBookPro 2GHz, 550TiBook, 9600>G3Upgraded, Mac OS X (10.4.7), 1TB+ Storage
Currently Being ModeratedSep 12, 2006 7:27 AM (in response to Amerist)My best guess what they REALLY meant is:
Backup 3 Protect your precious memories with this powerful upgrade to .Mac Backup. Scheduled automatic backups are as easy as 1-2-3 ... Back up important files to your iDisk (keeping them secure on Apple’s servers), a hard drive, iPod, CDs, or DVDs
Backup comes with .Mac membership. See http://www.apple.com/dotmac/features.html for more information.933mhz G4 Quicksilver, Mac OS X (10.3.9), 1.33Ghz G4 12 Al PowerBook with OS 10.4.6
Currently Being ModeratedSep 12, 2006 8:48 AM (in response to F Shippey)Yes, Backup from .Mac is a better guess......i reported up the chain and to the website comments too....
John B.G5dual2GHz, MacBookPro 2GHz, 550TiBook, 9600>G3Upgraded, Mac OS X (10.4.7), 1TB+ Storage
Currently Being ModeratedMar 22, 2009 3:40 AM (in response to Amerist)Apple apparently removed the article. I had reported the error to them and they never fixed it, just took it down.