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Apple MacBook Pro disk imaging problem


I have to make a disk image of the MacBook computer. I have tried with the usual way with its firewire port and holding down T key. I have tried many times and there is no way to get Target Disk Mode because the IOS has started with the login screen.
I have tried to use external boot pendrive and holding down the Option key while MacBook has started - it gives only password screen which is unknown for me.
This computer has got two user accounts administrator with unknown password and acount with limited privileges without password.

Base on above description is any way to make a disk image without removing the hard drive what is extremely painfull?

Thanx for any help guys )

Topic starter Posted : 08/08/2015 8:39 pm
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It sounds like you may be dealing with a firmware password issue. There may be a work-around if it is an older Mac, but removing the drive may be the best solution. Check tear down instructions on ifixit(dot)com.

Posted : 09/08/2015 11:02 am

Thanx Mark for the answer. This is also my conclusion.

Topic starter Posted : 09/08/2015 3:06 pm