MacBook Core Duo Hard Drive Replacement
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MacBook Core Duo hard drive replacement or upgrade.
- Author: iRobot
- Difficulty: Easy
Replace or upgrade your MacBook Core Duo's hard drive with a new SATA hard drive or SSD up to 9.5mm thick. A new drive can give you extra storage space and also increase your MacBook's speed.
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- MacBook Hard Drive Bracket
Remove the three evenly-spaced Phillips screws from along the rear wall of the battery compartment.
The screws are captive to the metal memory cover.
When replacing the battery casing, use a spudger to re-insert the foam cushioning behind the rear wall for propper battery spacing.
Lift up on L-shaped memory cover, slide it to the right, and lift it out of the computer.
Grasp the white plastic tab attached to the hard drive and pull it to the right, removing the hard drive from the computer.
The hard drive goes back into its compartment with the label facing down.
Remove the two black T8 Torx screws securing the silver bracket to the hard drive.
Rotate the hard drive and remove the two black T8 Torx screws on the other side of the drive.