|Mar 8, 2010, 06:20 PM||#1|
Not recognizing new internal hard drive
Recently my mac gave me a blinking folder image with a question mark upon start up. The hard drive was corrupted and I purchased a new hard drive and installed it. However the computer does not seem to be recognizing the hard drive when I try to reinstall the OS. Any ideas?
|Mar 8, 2010, 06:23 PM||#2|
That's because the HDD is not formatted or uses the wrong format.
You have to start from the Install DVD, select the language, go to Utilities > Disk Utility and select the HDD and choose Mac OS Extended as Format (file system).
Then you can install Mac OS X.
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