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This definitely sounds like hardware issue, based on the fact that the HDD worked on a similar Macbook Pro. Before we rule it as hardware, lets perform an Apple Hardware Test . Apple Hardware Test (AHT) contains a suite of diagnostics that will test the hardware of your computer. It's a great way to rule out a hardware issue when troubleshooting your ...


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It's possible to encrypt the entire system volume with FileVault 2 -- open System Preferences -> Security & Privacy pane -> FileVault tab, and click Turn On FileVault. I'll walk you through some setup questions (most important: set up an emergency recovery option, either by linking to your iCloud account or by generating a random key you should write ...


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You could do Command+Option+R to boot into internet recovery (from Apple servers). Ensure a stable internet connection. You can then run csrutil disable in the terminal. As far as your recovery partition. If it is truly not working, you can delete the partition, download the latest OS X installer from the App Store and then reinstall OS X (this will not ...


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No. It's just not designed to do this: it doesn't have the necessary hardware for lights-out management nor built in features.


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I finally can boot to Bootcamp EFI partition with the help of this answer. In order to boot to Bootcamp EFI partition, you have to bless the EFI partition of the disk that you install Bootcamp, too. So it goes something like this: bless -device /dev/disk0s1 -mount /Volumes/BOOTCAMP -setBoot -nextonly.


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Oh, drat! Sorry to say you most likely lost it all. This is the exact reason NO one should just follow any random video on the Web. To explain what I am saying, there is a high probability you used diskutil improperly with the wrong disk identifier (your Startup Disk rather than the intended target) and as root, which most likely overwrote Mac OS X with ...


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It depends on the system installed on the SSD. If the Mac Pro is capable of booting with it and it fits physically, then I see no problem why it shouldn't work. MacPro1,1 - 2,1: max system version: 10.7.5 MacPro3,1 - 6,1: max system version: latest all MacBookPros 2008 (4,1 and 5,1) can run the latest system Usually all necessary drivers for any Mac ...



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