View Full Version : MacBook Pro Gone for a week - Usng mini

08-05-2009, 12:40 AM
My 17" MBP will be gone for a week - Apple is replacing the left fan under warranty. I have a mini ... and intend to boot the mini with my MBP's SuperDuper full/bootable/firewire backup drive.

What do I need to be concerned about this week? How will I be able to "sync" what I have done to the MBP when it comes back? MailSteward is keeping all my email backed up ... but what about program updates (like I just updated Firefox) and updates to my Keynotes and other documents? How will I be able to"sync" changes back to the MBP?

08-05-2009, 09:57 AM
I've already responded to your support email asking the same question, but the basic answer is you'll start up from the backup and restore, using "Backup - all files" and Smart Update, back to the internal drive.