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How to you ensure your MacBook/MacBook Pro can address 8GB of RAM

Check the Boot ROM Version in your System Profiler at this link:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1237
  • MacBook Pros with a Model ID of MacBookPro5,1 should have a Boot ROM Version of MBP51.007E.B05.
  • MacBooks with a Model ID of MacBook5,1 should have a Boot ROM version of MB51.007D.B03
  • Machines with other Model IDs are not affected and don't need an update.
If your Boot ROM version does not match the numbers above, download the appropriate
Once you have ensured that the Boot ROM is the correct version,
make sure your Operating System is updated to Mac OS X v10.6.6.
You must be running Snow Leopard to address 8GB on these systems.
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  • MacBook Pro 13.3" 2.26GHz (All)
  • MacBook Pro 13.3" 2.4GHz (All)
  • MacBook Pro 13.3" 2.4GHz (Model ID: 7,1 only) Supports 16.0GB
  • MacBook Pro 13.3" 2.53GHz (All)
  • MacBook Pro 13.3" 2.66GHz (All)
  • MacBook Pro 15" 2.4GHz (All)*
  • MacBook Pro 15" 2.4GHz (Intel Core i5 processor)
  • MacBook Pro 15" 2.53GHz (Intel Core i5 processor)
  • MacBook Pro 15" 2.53GHz model w/SD Card Slot (June 2009)
  • MacBook Pro 15" 2.53GHz model w/ExpressCard Slot (Late 2008)*
  • MacBook Pro 15" 2.66GHz (All)
  • MacBook Pro 15" 2.8GHz (Intel Core i7 processor)
  • MacBook Pro 15" 2.8GHz model w/ExpressCard Slot (Late 2008)*
  • MacBook Pro 15" 2.80GHz model w/SD Card Slot (June 2009)
  • MacBook Pro 15" 2.93GHz (All)
  • MacBook Pro 15" 3.0GHz (All)
  • MacBook Pro 17" 2.53GHz (Intel Core i5 processor)
  • MacBook Pro 17" 2.66GHz (Intel Core i7 processor)
  • MacBook Pro 17" 2.8GHz (Intel Core i7 processor)
  • MacBook Pro 17" 2.66GHz (All)
  • MacBook Pro 17" 2.93GHz (All)
  • MacBook Pro 17" 3.06GHz (All)
  • MacBook 13.3" 2.0GHz (All)*
  • MacBook 13.3" 2.4GHz (All)*

Works with Model Identifiers: MacBook5,1; MacBookPro5,1; MacBookPro5,2;
MacBookPro5,3; MacBookPro5,4; MacBookPro5,5; MacBookPro6,1;
MacBookPro6,2 & MacBookPro7,1
Where do I find this? | Your Model ID not listed? Click Here!

*NOTE: these models require the most current EFI version as well as Mac OS X v10.6.6 or later. Please visit this link for more information

 
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