Booting from second hard disk

denisvj

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Sep 9, 2006
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Hi ,

I have a doubt

I have my MB Pro with an intel SSD 160GB in the main bay and today I bought a second hard drive 256 GB SSD .

I moved my Intel SSD to the optical bay and installed the new SSD on the main bay .

I am to lazy to install everything or to restore from the TM Backup .

Will I have problems in the future if I keep booting from the optical bay where is my old SSD with everything installed and running fine ?

Which software can I use to just clone from the optical bay to the new hard drive ?

Thanks,
 
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You will not have problems, I have my SSD in the Optibay and the HDD in its original place.
As for copying: CarbonCopyCloner or SuperDuper!

MacBook, MacBook Pro: Replacing the Hard Disk Drive, transferring data to the new HDD

the guide includes:
  • 0. Identify your MacBook or MacBook Pro
  • 1. Getting a new HDD
  • 2. Guides to replace the internal HDD with a newer one
  • 3. Transferring data from the old HDD to the new HDD
  • 4. Using the optical disk drive (ODD) slot for placing an SSD or HDD inside the MB/P (OPTIBAY)
 

denisvj

macrumors regular
Original poster
Sep 9, 2006
164
15
Thanks for the answer !

I going to try CCC and see what happens .

:)
 

denisvj

macrumors regular
Original poster
Sep 9, 2006
164
15
Thanks simsaladimbamba ¡

CCC did the job !

I'm booting from the new hard drive and everything was smooth and fast.

:)
 
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