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    Jan 10, 2010
    Should I partition new macbook hard drive?
    I installed 4 GB of memory into my white 13" macbook. I have cloned (SuperDuper!) my current internal hard drive and I want to replace it with a 500GB hard drive. I am upgrading this macbook so that I can run Windows (using Parallels).
    I have done quite a bit of research but I still have a couple of questions.
    I know that I need to format my hard drive when I get it installed. I will then use SuperDuper! (in reverse to clone the new drive from the original clone). But do I need to partition the new hard drive as I am going to be using Windows on it or doesn't that matter?
    Any help would be appreciated.

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    Mar 17, 2009
    2008 15" MBP Yosemite, 2012 21.5" iMac Yosemite
    Here's some links with step-by-step instructions on what to do. (Google is your friend )

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    Jan 10, 2010
    Thanks MYmacROX!

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