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What is the correct model/type SSD for an old MacBook Pro 13-inch Early 2011?

The hard drive can be upgraded to any 2.5" SATA SSD you wish, as they are standard. Since the SSD will be far faster than any spinning hard drive, there is no need to purchase a premium, very ...
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Can I utilize T2 hardware based encryption for external SSD drive?

I would recommend using your Mac for encryption - not the external SSDs hardware encryption. Makers of externals SSDs generally have a quite bad reputation for the security of their products. If a ...
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iMac 2011 10.13.6 High Sierra

Can I avoid disassembling to take out the SSD and format it? Yes. You could try booting to High Sierra Internet Recovery. If successful, you could use the Disk Utility perform operations (such as ...
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Onyx File System check has taken 5 hours so far 😮

Many Hours Full disk checks can take hours. While not specific to Onyx, this The Tech Wire article confirms the length: The scan by chkdsk can take anywhere from 20 minutes to 6 hours. The size of ...
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