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Mac Drive Failure

DaveBootProblems with backup strategies.

On Thursday the hard drive on my Macbook Pro failed. Not a problem. I run Time Machine regularly so I have a full incremental backup that’ll restore my machine back to working condition. Just need to buy a new drive, install it and boot the machine into Recovery mode to start the restore.

Oh… That’s doesn’t work with a blank hard drive. Need to use a boot CD.

Oh… OS X hasn’t come on CD for ages.┬áTry with the last physical disc I have – Snow Leopard. Nope. Doesn’t work.

What the hell do I do now?

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