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cloned hard drive wireless detection problems

I want to upgrade my hard drive and decided to clone the existing hard drive onto the new one before installing.

I used SuperDuper! to clone my current hard drive and booted from the cloned drive (via Firewire). Everything appeared fine except, when booted from the clone, I was not able to use the wireless. In fact, the airport card itself was not found. I rebooted in the normal (old) hard drive and everything is fine.

Is this normal? If I continue the installation of the cloned hard drive, will the airport card be recognized?

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Thanks for the answer. I rebooted a second time from the Firewire drive and airport showed up just fine. Have no idea why but rebooted a few more times and never had issues. Installed the hard drive and everything seems great. Thank for the help.


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I'd go ahead and install the drive. I've used SuperDuper a lot and never had a problem with it. I may just be the fact that it's on a firewire. I would reboot from the internal drive and check to be sure that the old drive still sees the airport.

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