Mac Backup - Part 2: Backup & Recovery (Intel Mac)

Posted by Administrator on Feb 10 2011
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This was written for Intel Mac... it may not work on PPC Mac.

This guide continues where I left off in part 1. This post covers backup and recovery of your Mac using SuperDuper!

1. Get the required items:

  • Bootable USB/FireWire hard drive you set up in part 1

2. Download the tools:

  • SuperDuper! (Basic version is free but you've got to pay for advanced features)

3. Using SuperDuper!:

  1. Plug in the external drive and turn it on
  2. Drag SuperDuper! from the mounted DMG to the Applications on your bootable drive
  3. Make a folder labeled Backup Images in the root of your backup drive
  4. Restart your Mac and hold the Option key and select your USB/FireWire drive
  5. Browse to the Applications folder and open SuperDuper!
  6. Select your boot drive in the Copy dropdown
  7. In the to drop down select Disk Image...

Last changed: Feb 10 2011 at 12:24 AM

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