MacBook Pro :: Delete The Old Backup To Create Space?

Apr 25, 2012

Well I´ve synchronized my new Macbook with my old Backup. my 1tb external hard disk is now not enough space to do the new back up from my new Macbook. 

Can I delete the old Backup to create space?

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MacBook Pro

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