Thread: copy install ?
06-01-2010, 06:02 PM #1copy install ?
say i have an app (iPhoto / iMovie) installed on Mac and want to do a complete format & restore --don't have the DVD/CD since the seller lost all his DVD/CD's, is there a way to copy these apps before format and re-install after wards ?
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06-01-2010, 06:49 PM #2
Sure if you back them up to an external HDD. After the system re-install, you can use Migration Assistant to move those essential files/apps back onto your Mac.64GB iPhone 6, 64GB iPad Air 2.
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06-01-2010, 08:02 PM #3
can I put it on a cd/DVD ? I have no external hdd..
06-01-2010, 10:29 PM #4
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You could but I suggest you go get an ex-hdd as you will need one to implement your back-up plan. You do have a back-up plan don't you ? If not then before you do anything I suggest you follow and read the links below.
Apple - Mac OS X - What is Mac OS X - Time Machine
ATPM 15.03 - How To: Time Travel: Introduction to Time Machine
Carbon Copy Cloner - Home
The last link is great and does include the 1st 4 links but just incase I included them.
I hope it helps
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