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So my current build has stabilized and it is finished. I have a spare hard drive here and I was thinking about putting snow leopard on it.

So I'm going to do a dry run and put snow leopard on my 2nd hard drive, mainly because I don't want to reformat my 1tb drive that has all my data on it.

Will a dual boot screen pop up if I've given priority to my 1tb drive? I want to avoid having a partition and both operating systems on one drive. If this works, I will buy two 128gb SSDs and install windows 7 on one, plus my core programs, and install snow leopard on the second SSD plus core programs like Final Cut Pro, and others.

My main concern is getting a dual boot screen from two separate hard drives. Any suggestions?
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So my current build has stabilized and it is finished. I have a spare hard drive here and I was thinking about putting snow leopard on it.

So I'm going to do a dry run and put snow leopard on my 2nd hard drive, mainly because I don't want to reformat my 1tb drive that has all my data on it.

Will a dual boot screen pop up if I've given priority to my 1tb drive? I want to avoid having a partition and both operating systems on one drive. If this works, I will buy two 128gb SSDs and install windows 7 on one, plus my core programs, and install snow leopard on the second SSD plus core programs like Final Cut Pro, and others.

My main concern is getting a dual boot screen from two separate hard drives. Any suggestions?

We aren't supposed to discuss Hackintosh on here....
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Oh, and once I get the two SSDs, my 1tb drive will then function as a media drive. A program called macdrive works great for this. Then I can use either OS to run all my movies etc.

And before anyone bashes me, I work in the film and commercial industry. And Macs are standard for video editing. I already have a i7 27inch imac power house. This is just an experiment on my play computer.
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Because you didn't understand it the first time.
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We aren't supposed to discuss Hackintosh on here....
    
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Hackingtosh discussions aren't allowed on OCN.
ENTERPRISE already made a thread about it.
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Inb4lock!
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hackintosh discussions are against Apple's EULA, and as such are not allowed here.

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