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you can try to connect you HDD to another mac. you can create full copy of this disk via dd vith noerror parameter If you use windows you cat use Ext2Read for access to linux partition.


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To rename the Recovery Partition, falsely named "EFI Boot", I first mounted the Recovery HD, by showing all partitions in Disk Utility. I did this by enabling the debug menu: 1.) quit Disk Utility 2.) In Terminal write or paste defaults write com.apple.DiskUtility DUDebugMenuEnabled 1 and hit 'enter'. Launch Disk Utility and select "Show every Partition" ...


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Download BootChamp. You get a shortcut that reboots into Windows, but it doesn't change the default OS. Seems to work really well.


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The answer is No. Sorry. I have done this already. Here is the problem. VirtualBox and your Apple use different hardware. If you try to switch between the hardware you are going to drive windows insane. If you first install Windows using VirtualBox's virtual hardware and a physical disk partition, then switch to Apple's physical hardware with the same ...


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While VirtualBox is capable of Raw Disk Access it is not designed to use the Windows Boot Camp partition as a virtual machine. In other words it does not handle the Windows Product Activation between running it physically and virtually. VMware Fusion, a paid product, is capable of seamlessly handing using the Windows Boot Camp partition as a virtual ...


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Winclone is the OS X software to backup and restore the Windows OS on a BootCamp partition. http://twocanoes.com/winclone/ It lets you escape Apple's restriction to only have two OS partitions on a drive. You still might have to delete bootcamp, but you can then restore it in working form after you've re-done the boot drive partitioning to your liking. ...


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You'll need a third party utility that can repartition a live drive. The Apple software will not make additional partitions beyond the Bootcamp one. Or, the hard-but-effective way is to back everything up, wipe and repartition, then copy back. Winclone is a good program for backing up Boot Camp partitions. Personally, this issue was worth it to me to buy ...


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The reason is that with the latest version of OS X, the internal drive is converted to a Core Storage volume, rather than the simple HFS+ volume you presumably had on your old computer. Apple still hasn't rolled out support for this in many areas, Windows included. You won't be able to access your files directly anymore from within Windows until Apple gets ...



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