Bootable external hard drive help

Discussion in 'macOS' started by arcticmonkey227, Aug 26, 2007.

  1. arcticmonkey227 macrumors member

    Aug 15, 2007
    Im trying to create a bootable external hard drive so that i can use it to defrag my internal drive (it's the only way that bootcamp will be able to partition the drive). I can't really find anything on how to do this step by step... Ideas?
  2. CanadaRAM macrumors G5


    Oct 11, 2004
    On the Left Coast - Victoria BC Canada
    Connect hard drive
    Put in OSX CD/DVD
    Restart holding "C" key down
    Follow instructions to install OSX on the external drive

    or 2)
    Download CarbonCopy Cloner or SuperDuper from
    Connect hard drive
    Run CCC or SD, consult the Help menus
    Follow instructions to clone the internal drive to the external, making it bootable.

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