[rescue] External Drive on a Mac Book Chassis

John Francini francini at mac.com
Wed Mar 16 13:05:42 CDT 2011

If it's the cable, it's replaceable for short dough:  <http://www.ifixit.com/MacBook-Parts/MacBook-Hard-Drive-Cable/IF186-018>

$20 plus shipping.


John Francini <francini at mac.com>
"I have come to the conclusion that one useless man is called a disgrace; that two are called a law firm; and that three or more become a Congress. And by God I have had *this* Congress!" --John Adams

On Mar 15, 2011, at 17:50, William Barnett-Lewis <wlewisiii at gmail.com> wrote:

> Well, it seems this time my Macbook has taken one too many hits on the
> hard drive. The drive that was in it died and new ones are not
> recognized by the system. I'm thinking of simply living with the fact
> that its a portable system rather than a lap top and hanging a new big
> drive in an external case. Would the USB 2 bus be fast enough as a
> system/data disk on this system or am I just kidding myself?
> It's a 2 ghz core2duo macbook with 3gb of ram.
> Thanks  for thoughts, tips & suggestions,
> William
> --
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> like no-one is watching.
>                Alex White
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