Time Machine Backup Failing

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    Time Machine Backup Failing

    I recently upgraded my Mac to Catalina. Time Machine backup is failing because it sees two drives with same name. What do I do?

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    OK, are you backing up to external drives? Look in the 'Locations' section of Finder....do you see two entries with the same name? You may need to reformat one and give it a different name if they are both called the same.
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