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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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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.
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