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Kadath
03-14-2008, 10:40 PM
I have a macbook with the tiny hard disk in it. Just bought a 160GB drive to replace it. Problem is I have a bootcamp partition I wanna keep when moving to this new drive. Can I use SuperDuper to back up BOTH my osx and windows partitions, swap drives and then restore from an external drive to the new disk?

Sam

dnanian
03-15-2008, 12:02 AM
Perhaps this'll help, Sam:

http://www.hackszine.com/blog/archive/2007/06/upgrading_the_macbook_hard_dri.html

Kadath
03-16-2008, 12:37 PM
yes that is very helpful, thanks!

If I dont have a bootable Firewire disk can I make an external usb disk I have bootable?

dnanian
03-16-2008, 02:55 PM
If you've got an Intel Mac, yes -- assuming it's properly partitioned (using the GUID partition scheme).