So, can you cold-boot from a USB now?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by Yr Blues, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. Yr Blues macrumors 68020

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  2. altecXP macrumors 65816

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    You could do that for years, thats how I image Mac's at work.
     
  3. grapes911 Moderator emeritus

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    I think this was added right about the time when Apple switched from PPC to Intel.
     
  4. Yr Blues thread starter macrumors 68020

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    Oh, really? I can backup my "Snow Leopard" onto a USB thumb-drive and boot to it with an empty hard disk drive without using Startup Disk? Do you have to hold a key down?
     
  5. bb147 macrumors newbie

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    the OPTION key
     

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