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Time Machine not working

Posted on 2013-06-04
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OS  Version:  Mountain Lion.   Computer:  I mac Latest one.

Time machine is full and wont let me access the files,, in fact I cant even see the files.  It wont show them when I go into backup screen.

It shows it was backed upped yesterday, but cannot do nothing with it.  I need to delete some files to make room.  (I thought this did it on its own)

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George
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by:strung
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Is the time machine volume on a drive connected by USB or on a Time Capsule?
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by:Georgeidp
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its using a firewire port on the computer.  Separate Lacie 500GB drive.
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Use Disk Utility to check the external disk for errors, and may as well check the computer's internal disk as well. Also check permissions on both.
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