would this be possible?

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by pillow1313, Dec 17, 2009.

  1. pillow1313 macrumors member

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    Using my aluminum (very 1st generation) mb could i boot off of an ipod to install windows 7? what would be the easiest way to do this? thanks and happy holidays to all.
     
  2. celticpride678

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    I don't think that is possible. An external hard drive, yes, but iPod, no.
     
  3. pillow1313 thread starter macrumors member

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    but both are hard drives? is there not a way to turn the ipod into a "hard drive" or "disk mode"?
     
  4. celticpride678

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    I guess... What iPod do you have and what is the storage space on it?
     
  5. pillow1313 thread starter macrumors member

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    well i found several ways to do this. will i be able to use my ipod as an ipod? can you format an ipod hard drive to ntfs and then reset it to factory settings/re-install the ipod os?
     

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