when you try to create the backup, select "Macintosh File" or "Disk File" as
your backup type (instead of, for example, "tape")
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From: "Patrick McClure" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Retro" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Monday, October 02, 2000 1:02 PM
Subject: Hard Drive Backup


> The the answer to the following FAQ from the Dantz website confuses me. I
> need to do a regular-style backup, not a disk copy, but the program won't
> let me select the hard disk as a destination. Surely, many people must
> doing this by now in the era of cheap hard disks. Can anyone help, or is
> this impossible at this time with Retrospect?
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> Thanks, Patrick
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> Can Retrospect and Retrospect Express for the Macintosh back up to a hard
> disk
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> Response:
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> If all of your data will fit on a single hard disk, you can use the
> duplicate operation to copy your data in Finder format from one volume to
> another.
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> All versions of Retrospect and Retrospect Express 4.3 or later will allow
> you to write data using a File Backup Set.
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> File Backup Sets larger than 2 gigs must be saved to MacOS Extended
> volume running MacOS 9.x
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