Late 2011 model, A1278 / 2.4 GHz i5 or 2.8 GHz i7 processor.

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Can't install OSX on new SSD drive

To speed up my old MacBook Pro, I replaced my spinning disk with a new SSD (Kingston 120GB V3000, Sata3) and new memory (8Gig).

After I replaced the hardware, I tried installing Yosemite via a bootable USB, but I can't seem go get it working.

The installer either restates mid way through or it fails to various reasons. I've bin trying with various methods and I still can't get it to work, and it's frustrating because I can't find anyone else who had the same problem.

Hoping for a solution soon... Please let me know if you need more information

Cheers !

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Run Disk Utilities and format the drive Mac OS X extended -journaled. Then install your system.

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