Is it possible to use a dead imac as an external hard drive for a windows pc

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Boogy619, Nov 21, 2007.

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  2. EricNau Moderator emeritus

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    What model iMac?

    Yes, if you boot the Mac into Target Disk Mode, and attach it to your PC (via Firewire), it will appear as an external HD. However, you'll either need to reformat the drive to a Windows compatible format, or install MacDrive on the Windows.
     
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    Then you should be fine, if your PC has a firewire port.
     
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