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  1. #1

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    Feb 19, 2011
    replacing a superdrive
    Good morning,

    I have a 15" Macbookpro and the front entry superdrive has given up the ghost so my only way of reading DVD/CDs is through an external drive - slow and a cow to connect. So I'd like to replace the drive. The MBP is probably pre 2008 (I cannot remember the exact date) but, unlike a PC of a similar vintage, works very well. Can anyone point me in the direction of an idiot's guide to replacing the drive - I am competent but not expert.

    I'd also like some pointers as to where to buy one.


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    Apr 16, 2010
    Yemen, Aden
    Macbook Pro 13" 2.4GHz Core i5 10.7.3 4GB DDR3 RAM 500GB HDD
    I would take a bomb, but I canít stand the noise.

    Macbook7,1 13" 2.4GHz Core2Duo 10.7.2 2GB DDR3 RAM 250GB HD. iPhone 3GS 32GB iOS5. iPod 3G 32GB iOS5

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    Feb 23, 2009
    21" iMac * 2.8 Ghz Intel Core i7 * 16GB 1333 Mhz DDR3 * 1TB HD *AMD Radeon HD 6770M 512 MB
    I followed the iFixit directions to replace my super drive and now I can basically do it from memory.

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