Updating hard drive macbook pro

After I published my first SSD swapping article, several commenters opined that they felt the upgrade was too difficult for regular people to handle on their own.

In my opinion, reasonable people — given their particular skills, concern levels about technology, and Mac models — will differ on this subject.

You’ll also want to make sure the shop has specific experience in Mac hard drive replacements, and is insured in the event something goes wrong, as these are the only potentially important differences between hiring someone else and doing it yourself.

From my perspective, adding an SSD to an old Mac is the best investment you can make to keep it going; you’ll begin to notice how much faster it is pretty quickly after the installation process is complete.

I’d check out for the best instructions according to your mac model.

Using Carbon Copy Cloner, select your boot drive as the target Disk and then select ‘Backup Everything’: Click ‘Clone’ and your boot disk will be created on the SSD disk. There’s a free version that will enable to clone your drive. Making a clone of you drive can take a long time – hours – so take a break!There’s no shame in saying a particular DIY project isn’t right for you.If opening your Mac isn’t up your alley, you have options.Under System Preferences click Startup Drive select the SSD Drive, then restart! )Now that it’s working it’s time to get rid of your old hard drive and physically replace it with the working SSD.The difficulty of this varies according to what kind of a Macintosh computer you have.

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