How to save data when going from HDD -> SSD?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Shredder-, Sep 1, 2012.

  1. Shredder- macrumors regular

    Jan 4, 2012
    I'm sure there's an answer somewhere on the forum already, I'm just not sure what to search for.

    How do I save all my stuff when swapping to an SSD? Is there a complete guide on the forum with everything I need to know?
  2. Orlandoech macrumors 68040


    Jun 2, 2011
    Salt Lake City, UT
    • Time Machine
    • CCC
    • SuperDuper
    • ChronoSync
    • External HDD

    You can use the software above to save your OS and/or Data or just use an external HDD to save your Data such as music, movies, pics, documents.

    There are lots way of ways to do it, there is no better way, just make sure you do what Jesus does, Save and Save Often.
  3. beedoola macrumors member

    Jun 18, 2012
    I used CCC to clone my HD to the new SSD (samsung 830) and it was a breeze and I'm having zero issues.
  4. Shredder-, Sep 1, 2012
    Last edited: Sep 1, 2012

    Shredder- thread starter macrumors regular

    Jan 4, 2012

    New to all this, how does CCC work?
  5. treyjustice macrumors 65816


    Jun 14, 2009
    Carbon copy closer. Just plug bith in and clone current drive to SSD then replace with SSD :)

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