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I plugged the Gigabank into my Mac laptop and it said it was backing up my entire computer contents. I then erased all of my pictures (assuming they were backed up) in order to make space for new softward. I loaded Mac OS X Snow Leopard. I now have something called a 'time machine' which appears to be a back-up but my pictures are not there. Are these 2 different backups? How do I access the Gigabank hard drive to look for my pictures? Help!

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That error means that the FAT32 file system only allows 4GB files or smaller to be transfered. The chance that the backup file (.bkf) is larger than 4GB suggests that this file is causing your problems. You could try manually copying around that file (selecting all files from that folder except the large one) and see if that works.

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