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making bootable CD

by Chuckmg / November 14, 2010 8:48 AM PST

I have a MacBook Pro running OSHave been trying to create a bootable CD. Have found a number of ways on the net of doing this using Toast, BootCD, DiskCopy, etc. But every one requires the system folder from an original Mac OSX
CD. 2 installation disks came with my MacBook, Install Disks 1&2. I can find a system folder, but it contains thousands of folders. I must be missing something.

Am running Mac OS X.

Chuck

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What about
by Jimmy Greystone / November 14, 2010 9:08 AM PST
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What about the system folder on your HDD? The next sound you hear will probably be your hand hitting your forehead, but don't worry, we've all been there at some point in our lives.

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making bootable CD
by Chuckmg / November 14, 2010 1:59 PM PST
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Jimmy,

I went to the HDD and found the system folder (my forehead hurts). As per instructions, I dragged the system folder into the bootable CD image created by Toast. There are thousands of files ... and I received a message telling me that the System folder could be copied because there was not enough room on my disk. What system files are really important???

Chuck

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by sturner--2008 / November 19, 2010 5:42 AM PST
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