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Single Time Machine Backups

Tired of Time Machine running all the time? You can turn it off in the Time Machine preference pane, but still initiate a single backup by choosing Back Up Now from Time Machine's menu bar icon. Of course, your backup is much less likely to be up to date, but Time Machine won't be taking any resources while you're trying to work.

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No Issue Next Week -- So we can all spend some relaxing time with our families and friends over the Thanksgiving holidays here in the U.S., we won't be publishing an issue of TidBITS next week on 02-Dec-02. I will continue moderating TidBITS Talk, and we'll be working on this year's annual gift issue during the extra week. We'll publish the next issue of TidBITS on 09-Dec-02, so until then, we hope those of you celebrating Thanksgiving have a great holiday! [ACE]

 

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