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Windows 7: Is this Possible? Booting Leopard from External drive

13 Jan 2010   #1
max11

Windows 7, Mac OS X Leopard
 
 
Is this Possible? Booting Leopard from External drive

Hi...

I recently upgraded my Macbook pro hard drive with a 500GB one .. I have taken the old hard drive (it has Mac OS X and Windows 7 using Bootcamp) which is in Perfect
working condition and connected it to My Windows 7 PC using USB .. The drive is getting detected when i connect it using USB plus i can also browse the contents of the MAC partition using the MacDrive software ...

Now what I would like to do is find some way so that i can boot my PC into this Mac OS on this external drive .. Is it possible? What all do i need to do?
Some kinda bootloader? I am a total n00b at this .. so I would highly appreciate if some of you Pros could help me... Thanks!


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13 Jan 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by max11 View Post
Hi...

I recently upgraded my Macbook pro hard drive with a 500GB one .. I have taken the old hard drive (it has Mac OS X and Windows 7 using Bootcamp) which is in Perfect
working condition and connected it to My Windows 7 PC using USB .. The drive is getting detected when i connect it using USB plus i can also browse the contents of the MAC partition using the MacDrive software ...

Now what I would like to do is find some way so that i can boot my PC into this Mac OS on this external drive .. Is it possible? What all do i need to do?
Some kinda bootloader? I am a total n00b at this .. so I would highly appreciate if some of you Pros could help me... Thanks!
Hi max and welcome

It might be better asked in a mac forum. there are not that many mac users here. I dont know if there is any way to do that

Ken J+
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13 Jan 2010   #3
max11

Windows 7, Mac OS X Leopard
 
 

Hey Ken,

The reason I posted here was I saw a similar Thread OSX and Windows 7 Dual Boot and there were a lot of very helpful members and lot of them were using MAC on dual boot... and a lot of em are doin it these days .. so am sure there may be some o em who wud know how to do it Thanks!

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by max11 View Post
Hi...

I recently upgraded my Macbook pro hard drive with a 500GB one .. I have taken the old hard drive (it has Mac OS X and Windows 7 using Bootcamp) which is in Perfect
working condition and connected it to My Windows 7 PC using USB .. The drive is getting detected when i connect it using USB plus i can also browse the contents of the MAC partition using the MacDrive software ...

Now what I would like to do is find some way so that i can boot my PC into this Mac OS on this external drive .. Is it possible? What all do i need to do?
Some kinda bootloader? I am a total n00b at this .. so I would highly appreciate if some of you Pros could help me... Thanks!
Hi max and welcome

It might be better asked in a mac forum. there are not that many mac users here. I dont know if there is any way to do that

Ken J+
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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13 Jan 2010   #4
FuturDreamz

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)
 
 

I'm pretty sure if you hold down "option" while booting the boot selection gui will recognize external drives.
There is also a setting in system preferences to change boot order. in the search bar type in "startup disk" and it will give you the setting.
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