New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Apple Notebooks Apple's notebook computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook.

UK Question: Where can i get my HDD upgraded?


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
crisrose
Guest
 
Posts: n/a

Hi all

Well i've had my 1.2Ghz 12" iBook for a few months now, i've already maxxed out the memory and am finding that it's so good, i'm becoming increasingly dependant on what was just meant to be a desktop companion.

Anyways, i was stupid when i bought it, and only got a 30gb HDD, forgetting that the programs would take up space (or something like that, i don't know what posessed me really)

I know i can crack it open and stick any old 2.5 inch ATA 100 HDD in there myself, but i don't fancy killing the warrenty just yet.

Therefore, where can i get the HDD upgraded in a warrenty friendly manner? I'm in West London btw.

Also, as i'm sure this place would have to be Apple approved, will they actually put a HDD in that i've not bought from apple?

Sorry if this has been asked before, but i've done a search and couldn't find anything...

Cheers
--
Cris
QUOTE Thanks
crisrose
Guest
 
Posts: n/a

so noone knows anything then?

has anyone actually done this while in warrenty at all?
QUOTE Thanks
NightCrawler

 
NightCrawler's Avatar
 
Member Since: Apr 30, 2004
Location: Gare D' Europa
Posts: 306
NightCrawler is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: MacBook Pro (early 2011) 2,2 i7, 4 GB RAM, 750 GB HDD, 1 GB ATI 6750M, High-Res AntiGlare Screen

NightCrawler is offline
cant you do it at the Applestore?

Quote:
- It's like - he was got - they'd just like. It was like so hush hush. They were so... quiet about it. And then the next thing you know...
QUOTE Thanks
Echo_
Guest
 
Posts: n/a

good question... best thing is to call them and ask
tell us your response because imcurious about that too
also you can get an external hd
QUOTE Thanks
crisrose
Guest
 
Posts: n/a

The apple store in London is well out of my way. I was hoping that there was a list of authorised places you could go to get your Mac fiddled with without killing the warrenty.

And yes, i know i can use an external drive, but it's not as robust (i know because i killed a 200gb one and lost a lot of stuff) and it kind of kills the small form factor and wireless nature of my iBook that are some of it's major features.

I can't believe none of you have had this done before!
QUOTE Thanks
alejandrico

 
Member Since: Mar 10, 2004
Posts: 123
alejandrico is on a distinguished road

alejandrico is offline
I haven't done that either, but I would be very interested in know what apple says about upgrading the HD in an iBook
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« iBooks and hardrives... | i need help with this.. quick »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
upgrade ibook hdd keyvan Apple Notebooks 87 01-19-2006 04:55 PM
HDD won't mount!!!! jchae Other Hardware and Peripherals 1 12-13-2004 11:57 AM
External HDD question... viz Apple Desktops 2 12-05-2004 02:59 AM
Beige G3 - Large HDD? Secondary HDD? SogniX Apple Desktops 0 02-01-2004 02:00 AM
iMac HardDrive Question.... F-Body Fanatic Other Hardware and Peripherals 3 12-10-2003 03:41 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:53 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?