Installing new HDD in Macbook pro - please help

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by movingtomac, Nov 30, 2012.

  1. movingtomac macrumors newbie

    Nov 30, 2012

    I'm looking to replace the HDD on ma macbook pro.

    I have purchased the correct HDD and physically installed it, howeer when trying to book from the Mac OS X install disk by pressing C while booting, nothing is happening.

    the new hdd is unformatted as yet

    any ideas

    Please help:confused:
  2. seveej macrumors 6502a


    Dec 14, 2009
    Helsinki, Finland
    Some questions, which might help:
    • Do you hear the disk drive spinning up at boot?
    • Are you sure the disk works (have you had it in a machine that works)?

    If the answers here are yes and yes, then:
    • Are you sure you reconnected all cables etc. (when you changed drives)?

    Also look up:


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