OS on external drive

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  1. Bkxmnr macrumors regular

    Bkxmnr

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    How do you get an operating system on an external drive? Yeah, I'm a newb! Thanks,
     
  2. MacDawg macrumors P6

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    Well, you can use the install disk to install on an external drive
    Or, you can clone a current system to an external drive (SuperDuper/Carbon Copy Cloner)

    You will just need to set your startup disk in system preferences to access it

    Woof, Woof - Dawg [​IMG]
     
  3. Bkxmnr thread starter macrumors regular

    Bkxmnr

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    Thanks for the response. Who knew it was that easy...
     

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