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Macbook - upgrading ram and HD void warranty?


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just a simple Q as the title says ... was probably asked before but I figured I ask again

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always use the search function in the future...

Yes, it will void your warranty

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after a quick search seems like HD upgrade will void it, but what about ram? didnt see anything about that
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always use the search function in the future...

Yes, it will void your warranty
yeah lol, I did it in reverse order

I posted then searched :p :doh:
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my bad I was only thinking HD.. ram is good will not void warranty...

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awesome!

I just hope what I have left (~27 gigs) is enough...

I did dedicate 9 gigs to XP though so...

I guess I'll just get a external HD or something, perhaps a 60 gig ipod and use it as a HD as well
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many ppl do that with their iPod
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guess gives me another reason to ditch out another 300 bux lol

man, I wish my LCD screen was white... it would match up real nice... but its black

maybe I SHOULD have spent the 200 extra bux and gotten teh black macbook... (I did hear in time the handrest etc. gets all glossy from friction from hands and stuff though)
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Yes, it will void your warranty
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my bad I was only thinking HD.. ram is good will not void warranty...
Okay, I know we get asked a lot of repeat questions here, but occasionally it's worth looking into the matter anyway guys - don't just shoot from the hip.

http://manuals.info.apple.com/en/Mac...dDrive_DIY.pdf (Warning PDF link)

The macbook's harddrive is covered by the same metal cover that is over the RAM compartment. So when you access the RAM bay, the harddrive is easily removed by tugging the plastic strip attatched to it.

You will NOT void your warranty by replacing the harddrive OR ram in your macbook. (Apple even provides end-user instructions on how to do it).

This is a first for apple's laptops and does not apply to any other 'books (Macbook Pro, iBook, Powerbook harddrives are all non end-user replaceable)
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sooo I can upgrade it, and i'm still cool?
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Yes, absolutely.
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great news! i plan on maxing out my 13.3 80GB macbook to 2 GBram very soon. photoshop has been owning my ram lately.
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Just wanted to ask if someone could post what HDD exactly would I need to purchase so I can upgrade my MB and also how do I go about saving the items from my current HDD?
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