spare image question

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  1. alptekin

    alptekin New Member

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    well i was seeing why i only have 6gb left on a 80gb hd and i saw that i have a spare image thats 59gb big. what is that?
     
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    huh? im lost.
     
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    a spare image?
    What does that mean exactly?
    Disc image? If so, of what?
     
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    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    did you try making a backup of your computer using a diskimage on your computer?
     
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    probably. its has the file vault symbol and is just labeled spare image.. can i delete that?
     
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    ook so im a big idiot its a sparse image. so im guessing its just a growing back up of my hd? also can i delete this seeing its eating up more the 50% of my hd.
     
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    its so huge. i only have a 80gb hd and its 59gb
     
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    also can i make like a restore point that i can do before i delete it?
     
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    also i failed to mention the type of file is called .sparseimage like alpyaldir.sparseimage. i dont get it, i never asked it to do this and also why would it be so huge? i dont have 59gb worth of data so even if i did it wouldn't be that big.
     

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