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    I cloned a new ssd purchased from Crucial (Micron) and installed it in a MacBook Pro (2010 vintage) running on Yosemite 10.2.2. Almost everything works as before. The exceptions seem to be programs that run in Java such as ThinkorSwim (TOS) stock trading program. TOS support tried everything to get around the installation problem (quits immediately), but concluded that something is "broken" in Java files which weren't fixed with updating Java. I backed up the old HD on Time Machine before cloning.
    Can I restore whole saved HD over a working SSD? OR
    Should I try one folder/file at time?
    Any other suggestions?
    06-23-2015 04:28 PM
  2. kch50428's Avatar
    Yes, you can restore the whole HD... but I'd try restoring the Java folder(s) first and see if that works...
    06-23-2015 04:32 PM
  3. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    You should be able to restore the entire backup onto your new SSD, but since I don't have a computer with an SSD, someone else will have to verify my claim.
    06-23-2015 04:32 PM
  4. Mylpalal's Avatar
    Thanks KCH, Just me, D.
    Final solution to getting Java based programs to run after cloning a new SSD was updating and reinstalling Yosemite 10.10.3. Yosemite 10.10.2 must have a glitch in it. Latest update is said to correct a recovery problem.
    Mypalal
    Last edited by Mylpalal; 06-26-2015 at 04:04 PM. Reason: Removed irrelevant information.
    06-24-2015 01:26 PM

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