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Revision to MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211

Andrew Bookholt

-[title|MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211]
+[title|MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211 Repair]
[toc]
-== Background ==
+== Troubleshooting ==
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-[summary]The MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo was the first of several MacBook Pro laptops to use Intel's Core 2 Duo processor.[/summary]
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-This laptop is an update of the [[Device:MacBook Pro 15" Core Duo|Core Duo laptop]] of the same name that was introduced nine months earlier. The Core 2 Duo improved on its predecessor by adding a faster processor, bigger stock hard drives, larger RAM maximum capacity, and an improved 802.11n Airport card.
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-== Identification ==
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-If your MacBook Pro turns on, you can verify that you have a Core 2 Duo version by checking the processor information through "About This Mac" in the Apple menu. If your MacBook Pro no longer boots, the [link|/info/ID-your-Mac|laptop identification system] will help you identify your machine.
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-== Featured Guides ==
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-These commonly performed installations are all relatively easy:
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-* [guide|452|RAM upgrade]
-* [guide|459|Hard drive replacement]
-* [guide|461|Optical drive replacement]
+You can troubleshoot many common hardware problems using the [[MacBook Pro 15" Troubleshooting|MacBook Pro 15" Troubleshooting Guide]].
== Guides ==
[guidelist|MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211]
-== Troubleshooting ==
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-You can troubleshoot many common hardware problems using the [[MacBook Pro 15" Troubleshooting|MacBook Pro 15" Troubleshooting Guide]].
== Upgrades ==
* '''Battery:''' Replacing the battery requires no special tools to release the battery latch. The [link|/MacBook-Parts/MacBook-Pro-15-Inch-Battery/IF185-035|battery] can be [guide|450|replaced] in less than 30 seconds.
* '''Optical Drive:''' The standard optical drive shipped with MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duos is either a 6x or 8x SuperDrive. The drive can easily be [guide|461|upgraded] to an [product|IF185-040|8x SuperDrive].
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+== Identification and Background Information ==
+[image|9148]
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+The MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo was the first of several MacBook Pro laptops to use Intel's Core 2 Duo processor. If your MacBook Pro turns on, you can verify that you have a Core 2 Duo version by checking the processor information through "About This Mac" in the Apple menu. If your MacBook Pro no longer boots, the [link|/info/ID-your-Mac|laptop identification system] will help you identify your machine.
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+This laptop is an update of the [[Device:MacBook Pro 15" Core Duo|Core Duo laptop]] of the same name that was introduced nine months earlier. The Core 2 Duo improved on its predecessor by adding a faster processor, bigger stock hard drives, larger RAM maximum capacity, and an improved 802.11n Airport card.
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