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    Jul 02, 2009
    Can I make a copied drive bootable?
    I copied my hard disk yesterday to a bigger drive to replace it, and I wasn't thinking straight, apparently, because I used Disk Utility, instead of Super Duper or something, so I didn't get a bootable clone. Is there any way to make my new drive bootable, so I don't have to spend another eight hours making a clone? If not, I know what I have to do. Thanks!

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    Member Since
    Sep 09, 2009
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    Back to my old 2.2GHz C2D MB after selling my MBP and wondering what my next Mac will be :)
    Erase your ext drive.
    Use SuperDuper or Carbon Copy Cloner.
    It will be a lot faster than disk utilty was........ a matter of minutes rather than a matter of hours

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    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
    15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '14 1.8 i7 8GB 10.11; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.11; 6S
    I can do a clone of 100-120 GB in under an hour with SuperDuper! - via FW - USB will be slower.
    I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
    In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.

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