time machine restore from USB?

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by herooftime2, May 17, 2008.

  1. herooftime2 macrumors newbie

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    Quick question...if i install a new hard drive in my macbook, can i restore from time machine (using the install disc) with an external USB drive or is it a feature like target mode which requires firewire? Thanks!
     
  2. siurpeeman macrumors 603

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    #2
    yes, you can restore perfectly fine from an external usb drive.
     
  3. Warbrain macrumors 603

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    It'll work and it's surprisingly fast for a USB device restore.
     

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