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ATXguy

 
Member Since: Apr 17, 2010
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Originally Posted by whitehorse84 View Post
ATX.. if you simply just install the drive into the computer I believe all you'd have to do is:

Install the drive
Re-assemble
insert the OS X disc (if you dont have this, you may be better off cloning)
hold down C to boot from the disc
open up disc utility, format the new drive
install OS X on selected new drive
when prompted to migrate over data with time machine hook up whatever you've been using and choose that drive and you should be good to go.

I think.
Ok, I've never used time machine before, so I would need to figure out how that works. I use Carbonite to keep all my stuff backed up. Since I upgraded to Snow Leopard, I'm assuming I would use the Snow Leopard disk to boot from right? Sorry for these dumb questions, but I just don't know much about computers...LOL

15" Macbook Pro, Mountain Lion 10.8.2, 2.3 Ghz Intel Core i7, 4 GB, Seagate HDD 750 GB 7200 RPM
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