Another day in the life of… Erik Briones

Upgraded my mid 2007 Macbook Pro’s hard drive

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Last week I was able to successfully perform a surgery on my old mid-2007 macbook pro. I replaced the 120GB Fujitsu hard drive that it came with, with a 500 GB WD Scorpio.

Here's how it looks inside. šŸ˜‰

I just followed all the steps from iFixit.com, basically removing all screws that get on the way. And slowly opened the top(keyboard) part and that’s it.

Preparations
Before I swapped harddrives, I made sure to make the new HD a clone of my existing one. I used SuperDuper to make an exact bootable clone of my internal hardisk so that when I will swap them, I will no longer need to worry about installation and copying files.

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Written by erikbriones

April 26, 2011 at 12:42 pm

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