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MacBook Pro - New hard drives available in the newer models


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I just read that the MBP now can be configured with up to a 250 GB hard drive. I want to go larger than my existing 120 GB drive. Can this be done? Having backed up with Time Machine, would I just drag the HD from the external drive to the new one? Or, how does this work?
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You can't upgrade the hard disks in the MacBook Pros without voiding your warranty. As sad as that is....

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You can't upgrade the hard disks in the MacBook Pros without voiding your warranty. As sad as that is....
with my MB it doesnt void the warranty
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That's true, but jrichard doesn't have a MacBook.

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so im assuming upgrading memory voids it too?

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so im assuming upgrading memory voids it too?
No, upgrading the Memory (RAM) is fine and will not void your warranty.

The MacBook has a user replaceable Hard Drive. The MacBook Pro does not.
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Memory is the only thing you can change in a MBP.

Amazing that the PRO model has less versatility than the lower level model.

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