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dov
07-11-2010, 10:24 AM
Hi all,

Recently, after backing up my MBP internal drive I suddenly discovered that the backup files size is less than half (92GB vs. 200GB) of the source files.

I've checked the backup files manually - nothing seems to be missing. I could even start up from the backup disk and all seems to function perfectly.

Any ideas what might cause this weird phenomenon.

Thanks,
dov

dnanian
07-11-2010, 12:01 PM
Use Finder's "Go To Folder" menu to open the /Volumes folder and check in there for any folders, as opposed to links/aliases. If you see one there, that's likely where the data is.

dov
07-14-2010, 05:30 AM
Use Finder's "Go To Folder" menu to open the /Volumes folder and check in there for any folders, as opposed to links/aliases. If you see one there, that's likely where the data is.

Yes, I did find a folder "backup MBP'' 110 GB in size (!). Can I delete it?
Best,
dov

dnanian
07-14-2010, 08:46 AM
If it's a folder, yes you can.

dov
07-14-2010, 01:39 PM
If it's a folder, yes you can.

I've deleted the folder - gained 110 GB - and all works just fine :-)
Thanks dnanian.