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Topic # 243355 7-Dec-2018 20:27
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So I got an email this week about an SSD service program for MacBook Pro 13" non touch Bar models.

 

 

 

I was suspicious at first as my mail program had moved it to spam but it seems to check out.

 

https://www.apple.com/nz/support/13-inch-macbook-pro-solid-state-drive-service-program/?cid=acs::mbprossd.email

 

 

 

As far as I can tell all they will do is wipe the hard drive and update the firmware, reinstall the OS then send me home to restore my MacBook from a backup. Why can't they just provide the firmware via download so I can upgrade it myself?

 

 

 

Anyone else impacted?


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  Reply # 2141350 7-Dec-2018 22:27
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The issue is that the firmware update may not fix the problem in which case the aasp would then have to replace the ssd.

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