backup boot *and* external hard drive on Time Capsule?

Is it possible to use Time Machine to back up *both* an internal (boot) drive on a MacBook Pro *and* an attached hard drive (used to keep large digital files).

  • Asked by Bruce S from Philadelphia
  • Nov 21, 2009
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2 Answers from the Community

  • Best Answer:

    Yes, you can. I do it on my iMac. Just check the options in Time Machine and make sure your external hard drive isn't listed in the list 'Exclude these items from backup'.

    • Answered by Benoît G from Manchester
    • Jun 2, 2012
  • Yes. From what I've read it will back up both.

    • Answered by Tom K from Ealing
    • Aug 28, 2010