Hard drive replacement - transfer from external to new driveI carbon copied the drive from my 2008 Aluminum Macbook to an external (wd my book for Mac). And also have time machine back ...
SSD for late 2008 Unibody MacBookI have a late 2008 Unibody MacBook 13" 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor & 5 GB memory I want to upgrade memory slot as well...
Answer to: Laptop gots hot afer 5 Minutes and shut down. Ventilator Problem?Hard to answer without make and model. On the Internet can find videos or manuals on how to take apart your model. If you see the exhaust area is plugged up its easy to use compressed air to get rid of dust. You can also get so app to see how your fan is working. Replacement fans cold be the solution. Lastly if your drive is old sometimes overheating can happen even without exhaust issues... Heat sinks can help and be purchased at computer stores.
Answer to: SSD for late 2008 Unibody MacBookThanks for your helpful reply. I have kept my drive 30%- 40% free since the fall and did defrag this fall. I also disabled some things on web browsers to help it run faster. I felt like this was way faster for awhile but its still a bit slow. I usually clean up all my power point drafts etc about twice a year and clean up quite a bit. So will likely clean it up a bit this month. I would like about 1.5 more years out of it so I could buy a new one after I'm done with my medical training and will be getting quite a bit more money for a new mac. Currently I'm using it for browsing, keynote and pages for work projects. Do you think if I upgraded to either a hybrid or ssd I would be able to get a slightly speedier computer to do these things. I won't be trying to video editing or anything really ever. With my 30% free currently and having defraged (although on a cheaper program than you suggested) do you think the problem could still be too loaded of a drive at all. I'm going to change my RAM- I know the 1 and 4 i...