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No - nothing really happened when you asked for the erase and yes - you are basically done when you delete a partition instead of decrypting all of the contents. Even if you used a third-party tool instead of the supplied disk utility to securely overwrite an SSD, it doesn't cover 100% of the storage space due to how flash memory is over provisioned and the ...


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It doesn't work My Pentalobe and Torx bits arrived today and I tried swapping the drives. When I put the 256 GB drive in my Macbook Pro, it doesn't boot and displays this image I tried holding down opt to boot to a usb drive and do a fresh install of Mavericks on the drive. When I attempt to boot from the USB drive, the crossed out circle image is ...


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Unfortunately I cannot comment on the other answer. Ian is correct in that the drive inside the new rMBP's are solid-state drives, however, you can upgrade the drive to a larger drive yourself, but in doing so you may void the warranty so make sure that you verify that first, otherwise, you can take it into an Apple Store and they likely will upgrade it for ...


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Did you install the second hard drive yourself? If so then your best bet is to swap your SuperDrive back in before taking it in for service. I cover this scenario in more depth with this answer: Apple's warranty (AppleCare) is specific about what components are user replaceable/serviceable. The hard drive on an older MacBook for instance is user ...


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Replacing your optical drive would seem a logic choice to me. No wires, fast transfer speeds and you have your disk always with you. If storage is your main concert, just go for an HD (And replace your SSD with a bigger one while you are at it...) It is not expensive at all. You need a philips screwdriver, a hard drive enclosure kit specially made to fit ...


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That console message means iPhoto was doing so much processing on the main UI thread that it couldn't even supply updated UI to the windowserver for a few seconds. It could be your iCloud Photostream acting up in iPhoto. I had this issue and had to disable photostream.


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i've seen this on some of my machines... it is fixable (though ican't remember the details for my situation). but it will stay very slow until you clean out those ui/windowserver errors. firstly: have you added any screensavers? have you safe booted to clean out caches and check HD? ...



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