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2answers
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New Macbook Air w/ Lion Installed (No Install Key)

I got a new Macbook Air w/ Lion preinstalled. I love it. However, this is the first computer I've bought with zero physical media (ie no Lion install disc or thumb drive). Is there any way to get or ...
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247 views

Can I restore my Macbook? [closed]

I was using my Macbook perfectly and suddenly when I restarted it, it went off forever and I had no choice but to re-install via DVD which came with it. I lost my data
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1answer
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Why does my dd backup of MacBook OS X fail to boot upon restore?

I created a backup of a MacBook hard drive (WD2500BEVS-88US) by hooking it up as a secondary drive on my linux system (Ubuntu 10.10). I used the following command: sudo dd if=/dev/sdc ...
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1answer
600 views

Mac OS X Time Machine Restore - Failure?

I've got an late 2009 macbook pro 13' and yesterday I replaced the native hd (new hd: Hitachi; same form factor). I choosed "Restore from Time Machine" in the options menu on the snow leopard install ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to restore data already deleted from Trash in Mac? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can items deleted from “Trash” be recovered? I have a macbook pro with Tiger installed. I want to restore data that is already deleted from Trash, and the ...
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5answers
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Restore MacBook Pro to factory settings without disc

Is there a way of restoring a MacBook Pro to it's factory settings without a disc? I want all files deleted and it to basically be like I just received it from Apple. I know you can do it with Dell ...
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2answers
253 views

How to exchange the HDD of a MacBook Pro?

I've bought an Solid State Drive (SSD) for my MacBook Pro, and now I need to exchange it somehow. Would this strategy work? Create an backup with Time Machine (Snow Leopard) Then replace the old HDD ...
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1answer
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Can I restore files from a Time Machine backup onto a different computer?

I have a Time Machine backup (of personal files only) made from my MacBook Pro provided by my previous employer. Now I have a new job and a new (employer-provided) MacBook Pro. Can I somehow restore ...