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Original post by: Mike Coombes ,


SSD adapter to recover water damage MacBook Air


Hi All

Today I was given the challenge of sorting out a friends MacBook Air that was left out overnight. Screen damaged, water damaged and I think my friend my have tried to power it on!

I have left the laptop drying out but want to take the SSD out and see if I can recover the data.

I was hoping it would be easy to open up the MacBook and put the SSD into an enclosure but looking on the enclosures for 2014 Macs are really [|expensive] and I don’t even know if the SSD is working anymore.

So I’m trying to find a cheaper alternative. I have seen a [|QNINE PCIe SSD to M.2 Key M Adapter Card] on Could I then buy a [|M.2 SSD to USB 3.0 Adapter] and plug that into another Mac to recover the data.



MacBook Air 11" Early 2014