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Time Machine Hard Drive for other uses other than backups

1869 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Aug 28, 2010 6:04 AM by Jolly Giant RSS
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I use a WD My Studio II, 2 TB Hard Drive.

Time machine uses the drive as its backup drive, but since the the drive is so big I would like to use it as a general hard drive too. In other words, on a single hard drive, can I have Time Machine backing up my Macbook, as well as use the remaining space to store general stuff that is to big for my mackbook.

The may seem a little illogical, but bare in mind I have the RAID 1 setting, so the one drive is automatically backed up onto the 2nd 1TB drive.

I hope this makes sense, and I hope someone has an answer.


Macbook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.8)


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