Hello all, I just bought and downloaded OSX Mountain Lion for my 15" MBP which I bought brand new in the summer of 2010. I went to install it and was unable to as I got an error message saying the disk had errors and was unable to be installed on. I ran disk utility and it says that the SMART status of the disk is failing, it has errors and it cannot be repaired. I don't really know a great deal about Apple hardware so here are my questions: 1. I'm assuming I'll need a new drive! (Unless this is some sort of sneaky Apple bluff which infact can be repaired?) I'm ideally looking for a 500GB hard drive as I don't really have a lot of data on my MBP. Can anyone point out a good, reasonably priced one? Will any old hard drive fit or is it a specific kind I require? 2. Can you get SSDs for these MacBook Pros, with it being a 2010 edition, I'm not sure? 3. When I do get a new hard drive, how will I got about installing OX Mountain Lion? It's currently just downloaded onto my MacBook through the App store. Will I need to create a sort of USB boot drive before I install the new HDD? Has anyone done this before? Replacing the HDD actually looks quite straightforward from the videos I have seen so plan on doing this myself. Thanks in advance for the help.