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I have a new Imac. I have a external Iomega backup drive

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I have a new Imac. I have a external Iomega backup drive LDHD080-u
I used it for back up of my old IMAC. I connected it to my new Mac and everything transfed. But now I get an error message that I dont have enough space to perform a current back up. In the past the newest backup deleted my oldest back up.
When i go into finder I can see any files to be deleted.
Can you help>
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Mike replied 1 month ago.

Hi, welcome to justanswer.com! My name is Mike.

I am going over your question and I will be with you shortly.

Expert:  Mike replied 1 month ago.

You have to erase the drive or get a new one it is full.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
how do I erase the drive?
Expert:  Mike replied 1 month ago.

I can help you by remote

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
no thanks
Expert:  Mike replied 1 month ago.

Ok turn off Time Machine then open the Disk Utility select the drive and erase it name it something different then add it back to Time Machine and turn it back on.

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Expert:  Mike replied 1 month ago.

Did you erase the drive?

Expert:  Mike replied 1 month ago.

Do you still need help? You never replied.