On Dec 26, 2007, at 3:02 AM, Daniel Waite wrote:

> BearXu wrote:
>> I am curious about if the TimeMachine is useful in this occasion or  
>> not?
>
> I don't have it turned on (because I have no backup device) but I  
> don't
> think so. I *think* it works similarly to Spotlight in Tiger -- it  
> only
> searches your home directory and up.
>
> If anyone's actually used Time Machine and knows for sure, feel free  
> to
> chime in.

Not true.  It handles your entire hard drive.

I would say you just found a great reason to splurge on the external  
drive and get it turned on.

James Edward Gray II