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Forum: General 08-28-2020, 04:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,447
Posted By justal
Slow startup and operation from cloned drive

If I try to boot from an external drive containing a cloned copy of my internal HD it takes forever.

The start-up takes a good 5 minutes or so and once it has started up the system is very...
Forum: General 12-10-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,243
Posted By justal
Thanks I'll take a look at that one too. I...

Thanks I'll take a look at that one too.

I haven't managed to boot my new iMac from any external hard drive with a Supeduper! Clone yet though. Not my new USB drive or my older FireWire drives...
Forum: General 12-09-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,243
Posted By justal
Thanks Dave, I shall take a look at them... Don't...

Thanks Dave, I shall take a look at them... Don't want to spend yet more money of I can't boot from them though.

Al.
Forum: General 12-08-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,243
Posted By justal
Recommend a bootable portable USB3.0 drive

I've recently bought a 27" iMac running OSX 10.9 Mavericks. I also bought a Western Digital 3 TB drive onto which I've created a Superduper! Clone. However, despite lots of support from shirt-pocket...
Forum: General 11-29-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 186,398
Posted By justal
Yes, it does. And it shows up as a start up...

Yes, it does. And it shows up as a start up volume if I hold down the option key on start up.

Al.
Forum: General 11-28-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 186,398
Posted By justal
I've been using Western Digital MyBook drives...

I've been using Western Digital MyBook drives with SuperDuper! for years and have been able to start up from them using a FireWire interface without any issues.

However, I recently got a new iMac...
Forum: General 07-23-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,516
Posted By justal
Clone or fresh install

Quick question....my iMac is currently having a new hd fitted thanks to AppleCare and it should therefore return soon with a new hard drive and a fresh install of Snow Leopard.

I have a...
Forum: General 10-21-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,277
Posted By justal
Thanks Dave... Any reason for not using the...

Thanks Dave... Any reason for not using the MyBook? What have you got against them? I was thiking of getting them because the one I've been using has been flawless whereas my LaCie sounds like a bag...
Forum: General 10-21-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,277
Posted By justal
Which External Hard Drive?

Hi,
I'm a long time SuperDuper! user and I'm about to upgrade my Mac to a shiny new iMac (lucky me!). As it will have a larger internal hard drive I'll also be buying a couple of new external hard...
Forum: General 03-26-2006, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,155
Posted By justal
Nice one... Migration manager worked a treat......

Nice one... Migration manager worked a treat... It didn't copy my PHP installation or MySQL databases across though so I ended up doing those manually, otherwise the set up of my new Mac was fairly...
Forum: General 03-17-2006, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,155
Posted By justal
OK... That sounds easy enough.. I'll give it a...

OK... That sounds easy enough.. I'll give it a go.

Al.
Forum: General 03-17-2006, 02:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,155
Posted By justal
New Mac, upgrading from OS 10.3 to 10.4

Right, I'm about to get a new PowerMac (lucky me) which will ship with OS 10.4. Due to the failure of my Powerbook I'm currently working on an old eMac booting from an nexternal Hard Drive which...
Forum: General 02-02-2006, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,873
Posted By justal
No problem... Have you got a Universal Binary of...

No problem... Have you got a Universal Binary of SuperDuper that works on the Intel Macs already or are you still working on that??

As my Powerbook has blown up (which was why I was originally...
Forum: General 02-02-2006, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,873
Posted By justal
Don't worry, I wasn't getting at you or...

Don't worry, I wasn't getting at you or SuperDuper, it's my fault! I've never used the 'Restore' feature of SuperDuper and hopefully never will have to.. I'm assuming it is really just the same as...
Forum: General 02-02-2006, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,873
Posted By justal
Ah... B*gger... Wish I'd known that before buying...

Ah... B*gger... Wish I'd known that before buying a USB drive as that means it isn't a lot of use to me a back up then.

Oh well, we live and learn!

Al.
Forum: General 02-02-2006, 03:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,873
Posted By justal
Woohoo, it's finally finished, after just over 27...

Woohoo, it's finally finished, after just over 27 hours!!

Trouble is I've tried selecting the clone as the start-up disk just to check that it has worked OK but when I click restart within the...
Forum: General 02-01-2006, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,873
Posted By justal
Aha... I've just checked and you are correct......

Aha... I've just checked and you are correct... eMacs USB is only 1.1 and therefore it is transferring data at 12Mbps max rather than 480. Quite a shock after the 800Mbps I'm used to from the...
Forum: General 02-01-2006, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,873
Posted By justal
A Big Thank-you, and how long should an inital back-up take?

First up, I've been using SuperDuper! and its Smart Update feature for a while now to create a bootable daily backup of my internal hard drive. Unfortunately I got to make use of it in earnest last...
Forum: General 11-16-2004, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,111
Posted By justal
Well, I got the 160GB LaCie hard drive in the end...

Well, I got the 160GB LaCie hard drive in the end as finances didn't quite stretch to the 200GB version. It arrived today I plugged it in and my Powerbook recognised ot straoght away. I then...
Forum: General 11-10-2004, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,111
Posted By justal
Thanks very much.... Looks like its time to flex...

Thanks very much.... Looks like its time to flex my credit cards muscles and get the LaCie drive and SuperDuper!. :)

Al.
Forum: General 11-10-2004, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,111
Posted By justal
This is my Plan

Right, I've decided it's time to start backing things up properly, so this is my plan. I'd like to know if it all sounds OK / sensible and have a few questions along the way.

First up, I have a G4...
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