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Old 10-10-2011, 10:52 PM   #1
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Default Switching Hardrives on macbook pro * Please help*

Hi guys,

I come here to seek advice, as i am not very knowledged in hardrives and stuff.

So, I have a 2011 15 inches macbook pro right, it came with a 7200 rpm hd, and i want to switch it for a ssd ( possibly owc mercury extreme, any other suggestions?). My question is, is it possible to transfer everything i have ( music, files, pictures, logic pro sounds and AudioUnits and everything i forgot) from my 7200 hardrive to my new ssd? Can i do that?

I cant simply reinstall the os and everything else, as i have programs that i dont have the cds anymore, so what are my options?


Thank you for your time
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Maybe with the use of a drive ghosting program such as Norton Ghost. You'll also need an external usb adapter for one of the hard drives.
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Hirens Boot CD comes with a great mini linux bootable image that has a copy of Ghost 4 Linux (G4L) that I've used successfully for just this reason. Ghost itself costs money and can be a little clunky. Download Hiren
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