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    Jul 03, 2007
    start-up using fire-wire
    How can i start my mac using firewire via other mac?? coz i think my drive was crashed so i need to bck up my files..

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    ibookclamman300's Avatar
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    Jan 14, 2007
    chattanooga, tn
    i think that is pretty far-fetched. i dont think that would work, ever. interesting thought though
    Mac: Macbook C2D 2.0ghz, 120gb hdd, 1gb ram, black
    iPod: iPod nano 2ng gen. 8gb, black

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    dtravis7's Avatar
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    Jan 04, 2005
    Modesto, Ca.
    Search for Target Disk Mode. No, it's a normal Mac process to mount the drive on a dead mac to a working one Via Firewire.

    Here is one URL that goes into a lot of detail. If you still can't figure it out let us know.

    If the drive in the one Mac is really bad, I doubt you will be able to read it but give it a try.

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    Jul 03, 2007
    thanks guys

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