HD Upgrade for new MacBook Pro

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by stirred, Feb 8, 2011.

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    So I thought all was going well with my new HD install; however, upon OS install, i got stuck on the Install Mac OS X- select the disk where you want to install MAC OS X page... There are no options available... Any thoughts on what may have gone wrong?

    Under utilities, the new HD is recognized...

    Thanks!
     
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    Go into the disk utility and format the drive to HFS+, and it should show up as an option.
     
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    +1. Yep that'll do it :)
     
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    In disk utilit, should I go to erase, format options? (ie mac is extended etc)
     
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    They are in the Partition tab.
     
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    Ok.. So the volume scheme confused.. 1 partition, correct? Forgive my ignorance! lol... I thought this WD 1tb drive would be a plug and play!!!!!
     
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    Yep, just one partition
     
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    Just slapped myself.. lol.. Thanks guys!
     

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