How can I get a new install of Snow Leopard to find my backups on Time Machine?


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I did a clean install of Snow Leopard. Now Time Machine is unable to find the backups which are on a network drive connected via ethernet. When I click on Select Backup Disk in the Time Machine preference, it takes me to a dialog box which only shows my Bootcamp partition. When I click on Set up Time Capsule, it wants to update my Airport Utility. When I select update, Software Update shows an update at the top of the list, but I cannot check the box and it indicates 0kb.

All of my data is backed up - I just can't get the system to find the files on my backup drive. Help please.


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Jan 8, 2012
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Can your computer running Snow Leopard detect your network drive? If not, neither will Time Machine.