i cal keeps deleting all of my calendar events. I do not use icloud. I don't even have an icloud account. i back up to crash plan daily. I have tried to download old calendar events and restore them, but it seems like when ical deletes them it removes the files so my back up is not catching them.
I did a bit more digging and I do have sync services enabled in Outlook. ??
OSX v 10.7.5
Processor 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7
Memory 16 GB 1333 MHz DDR3
I'm going to go ahead and do that now, but i have to ask: do you think my ical events that disappeared will be reinstated or am I going to have to have a good cry?
OK. my ical events are still not there. deleting the sync file seems to have turned sync services off in outlook; but nothing has changed in ical which is really my problem. I only included the info about outlook syncing as an FYI in case the sync was the problem.
i back up to crash plan. that's another issue, i don't know what to restore? plus as i mentioned in my first message, it seems like ical or whomever deletes files when it deletes events, so i'm no sure my backups are current (nothing you can do about that I know, but I have to figure out how to prevent this from happening again).
i did need an outlook update (14.3.7), doing that now.
No it's not. I backup my data using CrashPlan. I back up my entire MacHD and my external drive daily.
Yes it does. I can view deleted files and restore them.
OK. do I need to delete what's there first? Can I just overwrite with the restore?
OK. I will give that a shot now and let you know what happens. May take a while, but I will get back to you w/ a rating, or more questions, etc. :-) Thx!
files almost done restoring. sorry taking so long. have to run out. will update you when i return. thx.
Hi. Well. As I feared. Nothing recovered. Here's what I noticed:
I made a copy of my existing calendar files before I overwrote w/ the backups. Looking at them now, I am wondering why ical would only have events recorded in those files, i.e., file create/modify dates thru August 29, 2013; when I know most certainly that I have added multiple events since then. And, if the latest modify date on these files is 8/29/13; how is it that I have events in my calendar for this week, and just about everything previous to 8/29 is gone? Everything previous to 9/16 actually.
Is there anything that you can think of that would cause ical not to update it's event files. I think this is why my backups are not catching anything because there is no evidence of new or modified files to back up.
Hope this makes some sort of sense.
Take your time.
I'm going to be spending the next two days trying to re-create my billables calendar from emails and file stamps. So I will be here.