How to upgrade HDD to SDD on Macbook Pro 2011.docx

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By clicking to install the OS onto the SSD, the screen leads to the installation page. The user can follow the screen instruction to finish the installation. Once the OS installation is done, the user should restart the system. Once it is restarted, the user can plug the external hard drive into the USB port on the laptop. When the user can see the external hard drive icon shows up on the desktop, the restore process can start. The user should click the time machine at the system menu. Once the time machine is opened, the user should choose the most recent file and click restore to the SSD. The files can be completely restored onto the new SSD. The user can now have a fast laptop with a brand-new system on it. Conclusion The process is a bit lengthy. There are four major parts of the process, including backup, installation of the SSD, installation of OS and restoration of the backup. The backup and restoration could take up to hours depending on the size of files. The installation of the SSD and OS do not take more than one hour. Having the correct size of screwdrivers could avoid disappointment when everything else is ready, but the user could not either open the back cover or screw down the HDD. There are many types of SSD on the market. People choose SSD based on performance and price. Here is a valuable buyer’s guide for the reference of the user. https://www.macworld.co.uk/feature/mac/best- ssd-for-mac-2018-3600870/ The SSD can make the laptop process significantly faster. Particularly when processing heavy software, the SSD can be more efficient. Another good outcome is that the SSD doesn’t make noise when it is working, because there is no moving part in it. However, the lifespan of an SSD is limited to the usage frequency. Usually, a 250GB SSD could last as long as 5 years. Therefore, the user needs to be prepared for a replacement when the time comes. Backup of data should regularly be performed to ensure a restoration when the SSD fails.
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