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Bootcamp on MBP via Target mode
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Andrew Stephens
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Feb 4, 2008, 03:28 AM
 
Hiya
Want to create a bootcamp partition on a new(ly bought) HDD in a MPB but I want the MBP to be running Tiger. Rather than install Leopard on the machine create partition then remove Leopard and reinstall Tiger, can I run the MPB in target disk mode and create the Windows partition from my Leopard machine, then just put Tiger on the Mac OS partition of the MPB?
     
silver
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Feb 4, 2008, 05:02 AM
 
You can set up up your external with the partitions you need in Disk Utility then after you can.

1. Winclone your XP/Vista partition to the external.

or

2. Not to sure if this works, but Disk Utility might also be able too. Just restore the XP/Vista partition to the external.


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