View Full Version : Taking image of Hard drive

1st September 2004, 04:10 PM
Hey guys

getting a new ibook, I heard that I could transfer my data by connecting the computers via firewire and holding down "t" at startup just wondering if this is true or if i could save the image to a PC external hard drive?

The problem is that I want to get a few options on the ibook and as we all know that could take some time. Being the imaptient man I am I sold my current computer and the guys wants it on sunday. Is there any way I can save an image of my drive that doesn't invlove 30 CD-Rs?

Thanks for any suggestions


1st September 2004, 05:52 PM
Have a look at bombich (http://www.bombich.com/software/ccc.html) i used it a while ago, worked well.

1st September 2004, 06:50 PM
hey titan

if i plug my new ibook into my old one via firewire will the new ibook show up in target disk? and will it copy my applications? Thanks for the help.


1st September 2004, 07:00 PM
jimmy, this link may be of assistance to you. :)

1st September 2004, 07:03 PM
thanks disko and titan

that makes it look easy, shouldn't be a problem going by that diagram.


1st September 2004, 07:38 PM
I've heard of setup assistant but never really looked into it untill now, very cool, very hasle free!

1st September 2004, 09:13 PM
tried holding down "t" at startup and the external monitor cut out but i could see something in the top rrght hand corner of my broken screen. Does anyone know if i need to upgrade form my old computer or from my new one? or would it just be easier in my case to just use bombich? Anyway thanks again for the help,



1st September 2004, 09:25 PM
well, when you boot in target mode it shows a blue screen with the firewire logo in the middle, on some macs it move from place to place for screen saver too.

Dunno if that helps...