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I have a spare laptop HDD with Vista on it and was wondering if i put it in my macbook would it work properly.

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Processor Speed: 2.16 GHz
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Screen:13.5 Inch
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As long as its a SATA drive - yes

http://www.everymac.com/systems/appl...007-specs.html
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Yh i think it's sata.

Edit: it's pata
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In that case I would buy a cheap USB 2 Parallel ATA enclosure and use it for storage
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Oh well.
I might try it on my uncles MacBook that had HDD failure and he never got around to fixing it(so i don't screw mine one up if it works i'll use it on mine and get back to you guys.
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