it won't boot up

my mac won't boot from flash drive i replaced my hard drive and cd drive to SSD

when i tried to boot from flash drive to install mac software it won't load it just freezes at apple logo loading and no further i tried command + R to download form internet and also freeze after loading

it happened to me before i was replacing the hard drive two years ago and i end up with apple authorised and the said it was a problem in the logo and they charge me 200 $ so any one have any idea about this problem

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Did you put 2 drives in at the same time ? 2 ssd is there one in the optical drive now?

one for storage and one for OS? If this is the case you may want to disconnect the storage drive until you have loaded the OS The system may be having issue deciding what drive to use. It may be a good idea to use another mac and format it to Mac Os extended (Journaled).

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will i have two mac mini one with optical drive and the other one with two SSD and they run the same problem and i tried this solution but nothing happened

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This was my best though If we cam catch @mayer attention he's the mac guru here he can probably give you the best help

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Don't try to solve two problems at once. Install the main new drive. Boot the machine in Target Mode using your working Mac as the installer. You may have issues with the flash drive. When the icon comes up on the working Mac, format the drive and install a system from your working Mac. Now you have the ability to address the second drive.

http://osxdaily.com/2010/04/07/how-to-bo...

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i connected threw TB port but nothing pop up in my working mac

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You'll need to use the FireWire port on your mini as the DisplayPort {rectangle display icon} is not a Thunderbolt port {lightning bolt icon} in this series, Yes! it looks the same and the connector will fit. If your other Mac doesn't offer a FireWire port you'll need to use a TB to FW adapter. Here's a good write up on how to leverage it: Understanding the Applications for Target Disk Mode

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You could try using a USB connection as outlined here: Got a new MacBook? USB Target Disk Mode works with the right cable (which Apple doesn't sell) I've not tried it between USB 2.0 and USB 3.x systems before.

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today i tried to run Linux live throw USB and it boot's and i checked the SSd it seems to work perfectly and i formatted throw linux and i checked the RAM also it was good and i still facing the same problem in both mac minis

and i will try today to install OS X Lion

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You'll need to reformat the drive as you clearly don't have a GUID partition map on the drive as well as have a Mac OS Extended (Journaled) partition setup. You'll need to do this via a Mac OS-X boot drive using OS-X Disk Utility.

You'll still need to install the OS via the OS installer from this Mac OS-X boot drive.

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