I'm sorry to make yet another disk cloning thread because I haven't seen my type of question asked. My current situation is this. I recently purchased a new late 08 mbp w/ 250gb hd. I just received my replacement 500gb hd, and of course I want to clone my data. I don't have access to/nor do I want to go way out of my way to go buy a caddy or sata case for the new drive, but I have 3 500gb WD Mybook HD's just sitting around. My question to you mac professionals is can I use one of those MyBook's to clone my drive with either Carbon Copy or Time Capsule? then Swap out the internal drives, boot to the MyBook holding Control and choosing the USB HD, then use the Utility to Format the new 500gb drive to GUID partition, then use time capsule to move all my data to the new drive? This is my 1st mac, so this is all new to me. I've been a PC user mostly my whole computing time *roughly 20 years* so excuse me if I seem a bit new/lost with all the mac terminology, Thank you for the assistance.