When backups go bad: The problem with using network drives with Time Machine

Data backups are vital, so any problems that a user can’t easily fix are not acceptable.

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Senior contributor Kirk McElhearn (@mcelhearn) writes about Macs, music and more on his blog Kirkville. He also runs Kirk's iTunes Forum, where users can discuss iTunes, iOS devices, music, and more. Kirk is the author of Take Control of iTunes 12: The FAQ.
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