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Question: Time machine backup irregularities on High Sierra

Time Machine frequently will not start backups on High Sierra on my Mac Book Pro. It worked fine previous to the High Sierra installation. Under High Sierra the sequence is: Start backup; the Mac sleeps (can't seem to prevent this despite numerous attempts). After logging back in, when I attempt to restart the backup, Time Machine just punts. If I restart the Mac Book, it appears that I can run Time Machine until the next sleep which it seems that I cannot lengthen.

Mac OS X (10.5.6)

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Nov 13, 2017 3:10 PM in response to ccrabb In response to ccrabb

Hello ccrabb,

Thanks for that info and choosing the Apple Support Communities. If I understand correctly, you are unable to complete a backup to Time Machine on your MacBook Pro. To help resolve this issue, please follow the relevant steps from this resource on your situation.

If you can't back up or restore your Mac using Time Machine


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