When was your Mac most recently backed up?

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If you use Time Machine for backups (and you should) it’s good to know when your Mac was most recently backed up. It’s easy to check:┬ájust click on the Time Machine icon in the menubar. You should see something like this:

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The “Latest Backup” should be within 60 minutes of whenever you look (this picture indicates a problem– Time Machine hasn’t backed me up in a week!).

If you use Time Machine, but you don’t see it in the menubar, go to System┬áPreferences/Time Machine and check the box to show Time Machine in the menubar.

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