Does an external HD slow down a MacBook?

Answer On One Hand: An External Hard Drive Slows Down a MacBookExternal hard drives normally connect by a USB cable, which can result in a connection slower than the internal hard drive. If the MacBook's ... Read More »

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How do I add an external DVD burner to a Macbook?

Install the DriversInsert the CD that came with your DVD burner, and install the drivers for your external drive before connecting the drive to your MacBook. Apple notes that many external burners ... Read More »

What's the best 1TB external hard drive for a MacBook?

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How do I boot a MacBook Air from a USB external drive?

Booting from an External Hard DriveConnect the hard drive to the single USB port on the MacBook Air. If the drive requires external power, connect the power adapter to a wall outlet. Open "System P... Read More »

How to Change Permissions on a Maxtor External Drive for a Macbook Pro?

The Mac OS used on the MacBook pro and other Macintosh computers has a feature called permissions that allows you to control who is able to see and alter information on files or external drives suc... Read More »