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BorisMD
09-18-2010, 02:57 PM
This may be a stupid question, but this is why I have SuperDuper. My internal HD rapidly and without warning failed. Thankfully, I did a SD back up shortly before the crash.

I am now going to install a new HD in my MBP. So, do I install the HD, and then boot from my external drive (which, by the way, is a USB drive), and then use SD to bring everything over?

Or, do I install the new drive, boot from 10.6 disc, and then do a copy function?

Or, do I install the new drive into an enclosure and do the copy that way?

Thanks,

Boris

dnanian
09-18-2010, 04:41 PM
You install the new HD, boot from your external, properly partition/format the new drive (see the top FAQ at Help > Frequently Asked Questions), and restore with SuperDuper. Should be quite easy.

BorisMD
09-21-2010, 09:26 AM
Worked flawlessly, as always.

Thanks for the great software!

Boris