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#1 2019-03-18 22:21:30

Blackbook
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Registered: 2018-08-30
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08 Blacbook / 09 Whitebook Penryn MB Swap

Hello all,

Seeking some help to find some info that was posted months ago by LCGuy.  He had taken a mid 2009 MacBook and used its innards to swap out an early 2008 black MacBook.  2008's are supported up to 10.6 Lion or 10.7 Mountain Lion if I recall, and I need to run at least 10.10 Yosemite.  2009's support to 10.11 El Cap, so this seems like a great opportunity to have a useable machine in a vintage case.


I am now attempting to do the same, however I can no longer find the post that detailed all of the steps needed.  I emailed LCGuy directly, and received a response with a link, however the link did not work and subsequent emails have not been answered (not that I want to keep pestering).  If any of you can point me in the right direction, I would sincerely appreciate it.

He did mention however that there could be issues related to the website switching to https instead of http that cause the data not to migrate?  I did comment on the very same post I am looking for but when I search my posts, it shows a number but expanding the search to include all of the topics, it says there are none to show.

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#2 2019-03-19 00:53:36

iMic
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From: Adelaide, Australia
Registered: 2014-05-12
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Re: 08 Blacbook / 09 Whitebook Penryn MB Swap

Fixed. Some forum permissions didn't automatically transfer when the "Early Intel" section was added. (The thread was only visible to moderators.)

http://www.thinkclassic.org/viewtopic.php?id=286


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