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My MacBook Air suddenly died after 3 days of inactivity. The reasons was probably an unattended maintenance job that filled up the 80 GB HD. At least the system became unresponsive while transfering some pictures from a camera to a picture harddisk. And after a hard reset, it let not boot me anymore. This is when the nightmare started…

An already ordered 128 GB SSD did not fit the special requirements of the 1st generation MBA (that need an 1.8” ZIF 4 PATA drive with <5mm height). There seems to be only one product on market by Photofast. Unfortunately a 128 GB HD was not available for the next 4 weeks, while the 256 GB comes at an excessive price tag Continue reading Per aspera ad astra