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HT3275 I am unable to backup error message

131 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Nov 13, 2012 7:23 PM by LaPastenague RSS
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Nov 13, 2012 5:53 PM

I get this error  when trying to backup my Macbook Pro to time capsule.

"The backup disk image “/Volumes/Data/Ross’s MacBook Pro.sparsebundle” is already in use."

Time capsule, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • LaPastenague Level 7 Level 7 (32,820 points)
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    Nov 13, 2012 7:23 PM (in response to savvaslegal)

    This is the most common post here.. since mountain lion .. at least 3-7 a day.

     

    C12 here. http://pondini.org/TM/Troubleshooting.html

     

    Reboot the whole network.. but restart in correct order.. modem.. router/TC .. clients 2min gap.

     

    It should work.. but tomorrow you will need to do it again.. and always forever more.. tomorrow.

     

    As a suggestion .. reset the TC to factory and do the setup again.

     

    This time use SMB names.. TC, wireless and hard disk. Short, no spaces.. pure alphanumeric.. it has been helping.

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