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I have an Apple Air, bought in 2010. It's hard drive has just

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I have an Apple Air, bought in 2010. It's hard drive has just crashed, but it has had only light use, never been dropped and is in immaculate condition. Is it worth getting a new hard drive fitted, or should I just bite the bullet and buy a new one.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Laptop
Expert:  JoelK replied 1 year ago.
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JoelK :

If you replace your hard drive at some expense, say $150.00, you will not be able to upgrade your operating system, and you are forgoing around $75.00 for a trade-in. Your MacBook is about four to five years old, and the latest operating system requires a MacBook Air 2012 or later. Furthermore, you will not be able to get any support from Apple for your OSX Snow Leopard.

JoelK :

I recommend that you scrap it and get a new one.

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If you are still having problems, or if you have any questions, please let me know.

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