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No Title (You should edit this question)Hard drive upgrade not working?
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Guide is great! iMaciMac 2015, 8Gb, 1TB. Running Mac OS X Mojave. Used iFixit hard drive upgrade kit with Samsung 860 Evo 1TB SSDSSD.
Guide is great! iMaciMac 2015, 8Gb, 1TB. Running Mac OS X Mojave. Used iFixit hard drive upgrade kit with Samsung 860 Evo 1TB SSDSSD.
 
Opened in 10 minutes, disk pout in 5. Toughest bit was getting the new adhesive strips fitted - took ages to line up!
 
Now the tough bit.
 
I had cloned the drive, had to format as APFS, as when I did it as '''Mac OS Extended (Journaled)''' didn’t boot, and so I had to redo the clone.
 
Boots fine fromUSBfrom USB port, bit when in the iMac, won’t boot - instead I get a folder icon with “?” in the middle. Reinstalled Had drive, and it went fine, so no probs with iMac. Also, rebooted from SSD with no issues.
Boots fine fromUSBfrom USB port, bit when in the iMac, won’t boot - instead I get a folder icon with “?” in the middle. Reinstalled Had drive, and it went fine, so no probs with iMac. Also, rebooted from SSD with no issues.
 
Tried in iMac again, still no luck. Now back with Hard disk, and screen held on with tape.
 
What to do?

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No DeviceiMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2889
No DeviceiMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2889

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Original post by: Stephen Babbage ,

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Guide is great! iMac 2015, 8Gb, 1TB. Running Mac OS X Mojave. Used iFixit upgrade kit with Samsung  860 Evo 1TB SSD

Opened in 10 minutes, disk pout in 5. Toughest bit was getting the new adhesive strips fitted - took ages to line up!

Now the tough bit.

I had cloned the drive, had to format as APFS, as when I did it as '''Mac OS Extended (Journaled)'''  didn’t boot, and so I had to redo the clone.

Boots fine fromUSB port, bit when in the iMac, won’t boot - instead I get a folder icon with “?” in the middle. Reinstalled Had drive, and it went fine, so no probs with iMac. Also, rebooted from SSD with no issues.

Tried in iMac again, still no luck. Now back with Hard disk, and screen held on with tape.

What to do?

Device:

No Device

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open