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Subject:  Re: Macbook Pro problems Date:  1/18/2019  10:47 PM
Author:  wolferd1 Number:  71292 of 71761

Replacing the drive is just throwing parts at the problem and hoping the part works.

Not trying to beat this question to death, just trying to learn what I can from the machine and solicit insight from folks how know more than I do to help me decide what is the most reasonable thing to do. But I agree with Peter's statement above.

fwiw, in DiskUtility I ran FirstAid on the disk and it didn't return any errors. I don't know what first aid checks for for, I just know that it didn't find anything. There was not a functioning OS on the disk when I ran it.

I am currently reinstalling the timecapsule backup from 4 years ago so it will at least have a functioning os on it if I decide there is nothing else for me to do but take it to the genius bar.

Thanks again
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