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How do I stop backing up my PC?


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moondog830

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I set my system to back up and save the data to my 2TB External HD and that HD is now full and I have no idea why ... there are no files there that say anything about backup, and there are not enough movies/games/music/books on it to use up the 2TB ... what the heck is going on and how can I fix this?


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I apologize for placing this post ... I figured out after digging even further into the issue ... ADMIN, PLEASE REMOVE THIS POST!

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Edited by moondog830, 13 October 2012 - 12:02 PM.

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headwayne

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i for one reader would like to know how you solved this....
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Sorry, it didn't occur to me that anyone else might need it ... Here we go ...

My backups go to my external HD ... I opened my external HD and went to this image

Posted Image there is a name below it I assume based on what you named your PC when setting up your network

Then you double click that icon (or open it) and you see this window

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click on the bottom line "Manage Space used by this backup" and you will see this window

Posted Image and click on "View Backups" button

You will see this window

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In the little window here there were (on mine) 8 or 9 backups ... I highlighted all but the latest (one at a time) and deleted them.

Problem solved ... that freed up about 1.25 TB of my external drive.

Hope this helps, if you're having the same problem.

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THANK YOU !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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You're very welcome ... glad I could help ...

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