IT Dojo: Access the drive of a Mac that won't boot with Target Disk Mode If you're a PC pro who needs to recover files off a Mac that won't boot, you might think to try the old PC trick of removing the problem Mac's hard drive and attaching it to another machine. But, there's an easier way. In this IT Dojo video, Bill Detwiler shows you how to use Target Disk Mode to access the hard drive of a Mac that won't boot. Once you’ve watched this IT Dojo video, you can find a link to the original TechRepublic article and print the tip from our <a href="">IT Dojo Blog</a>.