The March 2015 update of Apple's 13" MacBook Air features fifth generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, resulting in slightly increased performance and battery life.

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Trying to retrieve files after water damage

Last week after having my Macbook air for 1.5 years I accidentally knocked a full drink over and all the liquid went into the keyboard. I took it to an Apple store and they said it would cost more to fix than buy a new one. It is completely toast and shows absolutely no signs of life. Unfortunately, I didn't have icloud set up properly and have no back-up. I am a volunteer in the Philippines and lost all of the work I've done over the last 1.5 years.

My question: Is it at all possible to retrieve files from it? The Apple store told me no.

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Yes! It is possible.You'll need to remove the SSD drive from the system and place it with a special USB case. Here is the case you'll need: OWC Envoy Pro Portable, Bus-Powered USB 3.0 Enclosure. For Apple Flash SSDs (June 2013-Current Mac Models) and here is the IFIXIT guide you'll need to follow: MacBook Air 13" Early 2015 SSD Replacement.

I might add if the SSD drive is corroded you may need to do come cleaning and you may have lost some files that where open when the system drowned.

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