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If you have an ssd and more than one Apple device, each device you synch eats up about 10gb of space or more. If you have a spouse with an iPhone in addition to yours, a kid or two with itouches, then that can easily eat up 50+Gb of an ssd drive. This can be a very significant percentage of your drive!! And there's no way to change it to anything by the c drive on windows.

There is a complex method of changing the backup drive by setting up symlinks.

It is user-hostile of Apple to force use of C:\

If you have a Mac with more than one hard drive, one of which is an SSD, you probably know how to set up symlinks.

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