Ipad2 back up fail

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  1. davegoh

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    I just discovered this morning that my ipad2 was unable to back up to my computer. Make the following attempt but still unsuccessful :
    A) restart device - iPad
    B) reboot my MacBook Pro
    C) switch to back up to iCloud and then and revert to back up to my computer.

    Anyone help would be much appreciated.
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    Ate you running the latest version of iTunes on your Mac?
     
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    I suppose so version 10.6.1
     
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    Can you give us some more details on what is happening. Is your iPad being detected? Do you get any error messages?
     
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    Yes. In iTunes it is show in Device. It works when I select "back up to iCloud" . But fail with " back up to this computer". The same thing works for my iPhone for Bo back up option.

    Sorry for the late response.
     
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    If you have iCloud backup on, iTunes will automatically stop doing backups when syncing with your PC. You can force iTunes to do a backup, right click on the iPad under the Devices list and choose Backup.
     
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    Well, I am very certain hat the iCloud back up is auto switch off when select back up to computer. Already tried the way you suggest but still unsuccessful. Guess I have to wait for iTunes updates and see if it will resolve the issue. Thanks for your time.
     
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