Using a mybook drive in a macbook?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by staysmall, Oct 1, 2008.

  1. staysmall macrumors newbie

    Oct 1, 2008
    I have one of the newer 500gb wd mybook essential editions,and i was wondering if its possible to take the hard drive out of the external and put it in my macbook?
  2. jackiecanev2 macrumors 65816


    Jul 6, 2007
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    The mybook is a desktop sized 3.5" drive so no. The wd passport is a 2.5" drive, and many members have replaced their stock drives with those.
  3. staysmall thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 1, 2008
    gotcha, dissapointing but thanks for the info anyway.

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