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[ ]Mac OS X
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[ ]replacement
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[ ]Hard Drive
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[ ]Clone Your Existing Drive
Introduction
If you are happy with your existing operating system installation and simply are upgrading your hard drive capacity, you can clone your existing hard drive to your new drive. [ … ] To clone a hard drive, you will need a way to connect the second hard drive to your Mac. Our [product|IF107-107|SATA Wondercable] or one of our [http://www.ifixit.com/Search?text=hard+drive+upgrade+kits&csrf=ebv6uo126v|Hard Drive Upgrade Kits] works great for cloning your drive over. [ … ] To clone your hard drive, we recommend a program called [http://www.shirt-pocket.com/SuperDuper/SuperDuperDescription.html|SuperDuper!], by Shirt Pocket Software. [ … ] The following instructions assume you’ll be using SuperDuper!. If you are using a different setup, your installation process may be somewhat different.
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[ ]Remove your new hard drive from the external enclosure and install it in your computer. Installation instructions are available for a variety of [http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Browse/Mac|Macs].
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[ ]This guide will go through the process of cloning your existing software, OS, and data to a new hard drive.

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  • SATA USB Adapter x1 added.

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