Lesson 26. Upgrading a MacBook Pro

Reference Files

MacBook Pro service manual (macbook-pro.pdf)

Time

This lesson takes approximately 15 minutes to complete.

Goals

Install memory in a MacBook Pro

The MacBook Pro is the first Mac portable based on an Intel Core Duo processor. It sports a sleek, one-inch thick design that rivals dual-processor desktop performance. Despite having a similar exterior look as the aluminum PowerBook, in reality only the power cord “duckhead” and power adapter AC plug are the same.

This lesson explains how to install additional random-access memory (RAM) in the MacBook Pro to further enhance system performance. We will focus on the original MacBook Pro with a 15-inch liquid crystal display (LCD).

Servicing a MacBook ...

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