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Connecting iMac to MacBook Pro via Firewire problem

897 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Feb 10, 2013 9:17 AM by Ralph Landry1 RSS
magdalen23 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Feb 10, 2013 9:13 AM

Apple's instructions for connecting desktop computer to laptop, both running Snow Leopard, starts with:

 

"Connect the two with a firewire cable, go to System Preferences > Network and highlight "firewire" in the left pane. The little light next to it should change to green. Do this for both Macs."

 

my computers are connected with a firewire cable (cable works - i checked w/ an external hard drive).

 

in the system prefs on either/both computers, the button does not change from orange to green.

 

another user had this problem and posted about it Feb 2012, a year ago, and never received a response.

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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