Booting OSX from an external HD?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Tempoe, Jul 23, 2009.

  1. Tempoe macrumors newbie

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    Well my imacs HD is fried. fsck said volume check failed. I have an new external USB and another emac, could I install OSX and use it to boot up or would it be too slow? Also could I try and connect the 2 computers with firewire and see if I can recover any files from the fried one?
     
  2. r.j.s Moderator emeritus

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