Copying data from mac hard drive to mac hard drive.... using a windows PC?
Posted on 2012-12-26
A friend's son uses an macbook air (about a year old). He had a Western Digital 2TB external USB drive 'for mac' but the mini usb connector got damaged. He got a 2nd wd 2TB external usb drive 'for mac', and I offfered to copy all the data from the old bare drive to the new drive. But I have windows PCs / much more familiar with windows. My daughter does have a mac if that's the only way, but the question is:
Can I copy from 1 mac formatted drive to another mac formatted drive in windows? how about bootable linux I have?
In a pinch I could use my daughter's mac, but it could take a while to move 2TB of data over, right?
what app / process would you use if Linux or mac is the only way?