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Replace ssd from new MacBook with ssd from old MacBook


I have an expired macbook. At this moment i am asking myself if it is possible to replace the ssd from a new macbook with the ssd of the expired macbook? If this is possible do i still have the data? I am looking forward to the answers.

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Probably not, technology marches on. To b sure place tell us exactly what you old machine is and why you think it died. Maybe we can perform a resurrection. If not we can tell you what you can put the old one in to retrieve your data if the stick is still viable.

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The macbook is from july 2015. The macbook died because of a coffee spill. I am trying to retrieve the data now but the ssd is encrypted with filevault. I have a reader for the ssd but Filevault won't let me retrieve the data.


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Open up Disk utility to unlock FileVault encrypted SSD using the password so you can copy off the SSD's content to a fresh drive. You'll need to leave the SSD in the system or use a special USB case made by OWC: OWC Envoy - USB 3.0 MacBook Air SSD Case and access to another drive to copy the contents to.

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