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Old Dec 20, 2012, 10:28 AM   #1
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I want to perform some taskings with disk genius in my macbook pro, but i need to reboot it with a secondary drive to performe it. Can i use my time machine external backup usb drive for it?
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Old Dec 20, 2012, 10:44 AM   #2
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I want to perform some taskings with disk genius in my macbook pro, but i need to reboot it with a secondary drive to performe it. Can i use my time machine external backup usb drive for it?
No, the Time Machine isn't bootable. You would need to install OS X on an external hard drive.
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Old Dec 20, 2012, 01:24 PM   #3
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You should be able to boot from the Drive Genius CD and perform all the tasks you need.
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Old Dec 20, 2012, 05:27 PM   #4
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You would need to install OS X on an external hard drive.
Just use Carbon Copy Cloner or Superduper to clone you HDD to an external drive, then you can boot from that.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 08:39 PM   #5
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