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    MacBook Pro Upgrade

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    MacBook Pro Upgrade
    I have a stock i5 Macbook pro 15inch,I want to upgrade the ram to 8gb and put in a 500gig 7200rpm harddrive. How would i transfer all my programs and files on to the new harddrive?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dillebar View Post
    I have a stock i5 Macbook pro 15inch,I want to upgrade the ram to 8gb and put in a 500gig 7200rpm harddrive. How would i transfer all my programs and files on to the new harddrive?
    Put the new drive in an external drive case, clone the existing internal drive to it, then swap them.
    Carbon Copy Cloner - Home

    Please verify and include the exact model/year of your Mac and OS X version number (available from "About This Mac", then "More Info" on the Apple menu).
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    MacBook Pro Upgrade

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    Thank you.

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