Re: [NTLK] Data from dead Newton - Always Fresh Backup?

From: Robert Benschop (
Date: Fri Jun 21 2002 - 03:52:40 EDT

on 21-06-2002 7:25, Jill Barrett at wrote:

> Sadly enough, the Newton stopped doing full backups about a year (1998!) after
> I'd gotten it. I'd done incremental backups, cleared preferences, and
> performed voodoo rituals, but nothing seemed to work. The last backup I have
> from the Newton is a 'export everything to text' that I did about six months
> ago.
> There were other problems with my baby, but the biggest was that it wouldn't
> complete a full backup, even on a clean Macintosh (running 7.5) that had never
> had NCU on it prior to my attempt.

Which clearly seems to indicate that you had a problem with your Newt all
along, but since you don't give the details why you can't/couldn't do a new
backup it's hard to help you there.

Robert Benschop

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