How hard to replace hard drive on MacBook?

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  1. Jimmy Pop Cornholio

    Jimmy Pop Cornholio forsakenisanidiot.info

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    My MacBook is only a year old but only has a 111gb hard drive. I want to run Windows on it and I only have about 30 free gigs as of right now so I would like a bigger hard drive. Any help here?
     
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  3. TheWeasel

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    Apple needs to post more of the self-service manuals. I have access to the service manuals but they aren't something you're allowed to share and post for others which is pretty lame. It use to be nice when they put them on CD/DVD as they could easily be shared but now they've gone to putting them on an internal site.
     
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    Macbooks are stupid easy to upgrade. Upgrading the HDD in my MBP was quite a bit more involving. This short video clip demonstrates how easily the RAM and HDD can be accessed / replaced on a Macbook

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8c6ckjy-gdY
     
  5. hellsspawn

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    it was a bitch.... thats all i have to say
     
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    if its ATA, then yes its pretty hard.
     
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    lol
     
  8. fukijama1

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    does putting a new hard drive void your applecare warranty? i read somewhere its considered non-user replaceable like ram is. is this correct?
     
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    super easy on a Macbook
    kind of a pain on the Macbook Pro
     
  10. hellsspawn

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    should have specified... i have a macbook pro... it sucked big time...
     
  11. Raider007

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    took me about 15 minutes to do on my dad's mbp :dunno:
    thought it was pretty easy, just a dozen screwed or so
     
  12. Mr Jeffrey

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    Can you get a hard drive upgrade through Apple?

    I still have like 2 years of apple care left for my MBP, and the 80gig isint cutting it. If I put an aftermarket HDD in, Im guessing it will void the apple care?
     

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