Updating powerbook cd drive

Every is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind whatsoever.Every Mac.com, and the author thereof, shall not be held responsible or liable, under any circumstances, for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use the information within.Whatever the older Macintosh computer is, to make it useful nowadays you’d likely want to find and download some old Mac software for it.

They are more energy efficient, more reliable and quieter than hard drives with magnetic, spinning disks.

And they aren't nearly as costly per gigabyte as they once were.

If you have an old Mac Book Pro with one foot in the grave, the single best thing you can do to breathe new life into it is replace its traditional spinning hard drive with a solid-state drive.

There's a reason that all modern Mac Books and the vast majority of all laptops sold today use SSDs.

But these type of resources are excellent for working with much older Macintosh computers, whether it’s an original Bondi Blue i Mac, a G4 Cube, a Macintosh SE/30, Performa 6220, i Book, Power Book 2400, or the whole array of pre-Intel Mac computers.

These links can also be helpful if you’re a retro emulator fan and you’re wanting to acquire a particular software package or library for local emulation, for example you can use Mini v Mac emulator to run System 7 and have an entire old Mac system installation right on top of your existing modern Mac OS, or you can use third party tools like Basilisk or Sheep Shaver for emulation on modern Macs too.

I replaced my 2011-era Mac Book Pro's 500GB hard drive with the 500GB Samsung 850 Evo.

The whole procedure took less than an hour (not counting the half a day it took to clone my Mac Book's hard drive to the SSD).

Share your own experiences, favorite links, and retro Mac software ideas and resources in the comments below!

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