I Revived an Old MacBook

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Published on 2020.09.09

My sister’s boyfriend gave her his old MacBook “Core 2 Duo”, a mid-2010 computer. It features:

Until yesterday, It also featured:

It was an antiquated machine. When I turned it on, I needed to wait for several minutes before seeing the desktop, and many others to interact with it. The processor was still able to do its job. The issue regarded the ten years old, too slower hard disk drive. SSDs are a must-have for a performant computer. An increase in RAM can help, also. I bought a 240 GB Kingston A400 and 8 GB of 1066 MHz DDR3 of Corsair RAM for these reasons. After replacing the hardware components, I installed macOS High Sierra on the SSD. The process was satisfying, and the result was excellent. In less than a minute, the MacBook is now ready to be used. Below are some photos I took during the process. These are photos about the operation:


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