Installing New HD into Alum MB

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by cshale210, Oct 27, 2008.

  1. cshale210 macrumors member

    Nov 8, 2007
    I am planning on installing the Seagate 7200.3 into my new MB, while I wait for the price of SSD to come down.

    What tools do I need to do this full installation myself? I know it is really easy, but I do not have a small screw driver.

  2. clyde2801 macrumors 601


    Mar 6, 2008
    In the land of no hills and red dirt.
    two ways you can do it.

    1. Buy small screw driver, torx (star shaped driver) set. Or,

    2. Buy small screw driver, remove hard drive, take original hd and replacment down to radio shack, talk clerk into letting you borrow a torx set there for five minutes, drive back to laptop, reinstall.

    Cheap bastid that I am, I ended up choosing 2.
  3. YOKOJP macrumors member

    Oct 25, 2008
    Here's a link on how to install HD and ram on your macbook.

    hope this helps.

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