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Hard drive replacement MacBook

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Looking to replace a 120 GB hard drive on a 4 year-old MacBook Pro. Your step by step instructions seem straightforward.

Question. Hope this doesn't sound dumb. I assume I back up my hard drive first using an ext hard drive and Time Machine?

PS. heard about you from the Apple Store in Pittsburgh

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You'll need either an external hard drive enclosure to move the data or an adapter to hook the drive up with. iFixit sells this one: Universal Drive Adapter

Use Disk Utilities to format the drive and then Time Machine to do the backup.

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