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sublimetyme
Feb 4, 2010, 01:41 PM
I dropped my Macbook Air and cracked the LCD. I cannot see anything. How can I access the data/files on the MBA from my iMac. The MBA is not set up as discoverable.

Is there a way to plug the MBA into the iMac? Can I access the files remotely from my iMac?



MacAdvisory
Feb 4, 2010, 02:30 PM
Plug it into an external display (you may have to purchase a mini-DVI or mini-DisplayPort adapter).

Pixellated
Feb 5, 2010, 12:17 AM
Can you view it over the network? if so you could view it like that.

Yavanna
Feb 5, 2010, 01:10 AM
If you have the Ethernet adaptor you can connect it that way, also.

Sedulous
Feb 5, 2010, 01:38 AM
Or boot into disk target mode (hold down T while starting up). Plug firewire into another computer.

Pixellated
Feb 5, 2010, 01:45 PM
Or boot into disk target mode (hold down T while starting up). Plug firewire into another computer.

MacBook Air = No FireWire :)

InTheUnion
Feb 5, 2010, 02:10 PM
You could try using voiceover, helped me out loads when my graphics card went and the logic board needed needed replacing

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1343 - keyboard shortcuts

and then activate screen sharing with the iMac or something?