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ThatGirl
Jun 15, 2007, 04:49 PM
Would someone please tell me the steps to connect my MacBook to my Emac, so that I can transfer some files between them? I have a firewire cord plugged in to both. I thought I should use Sharing but the harddrive never appeared on the desktop. I know it's probably done very simply, but I just don't know how.

Thanks! (If my son were home, I'd be bugging him to help me!)



Schroedinger
Jun 15, 2007, 04:55 PM
It's pretty straightforward. Pick one of the machines, go to preferences, pick startup disk and choose to restart in Target Disk Mode. The mac in target disk mode will be treated like a hard drive by the other mac and you can copy to and from it.

Good luck.

ThatGirl
Jun 15, 2007, 05:02 PM
It's pretty straightforward. Pick one of the machines, go to preferences, pick startup disk and choose to restart in Target Disk Mode. The mac in target disk mode will be treated like a hard drive by the other mac and you can copy to and from it.

Good luck.

Thank you! I appreciate your help, and MacForums, so much!