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Can I use Mavericks on an external drive?

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Bernard Stay Level 3 Level 3 (570 points)
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Oct 26, 2013 7:41 AM

I need to keep 10.6.8 on my iMac to use AppleWorks, but I'd like some of the features of Mavericks denied me such as compatibility with OS7 on my iPad. Is it feasible to clone my hard disk to an external drive and upgrade that to Mavericks and switch to that for some operations? Thanks.

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8), 21.5" 500GB 4GB Ram

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