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formatting new hard drive

How do I format the new hard drive, either fat32 or NTFS

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Installation disc doesn't start after selecting option key and installation dick on start up?

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Ok, I will try to select the installation disc again form the option choices but the disc keeps spinning and never starts the Install disc???

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Here is a nifty little guide we have setup to help people setup new hard drives on their computers. Just follow the first few steps to format/erase your hard drive.

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You didn't mention the GUID partition in the tutorial ???

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If you are formatting a MacBook for a Mac OS you should use a Mac format such as Mac OS Extended (Journaled). Follow the guide Matt indicated and you should have no problem. Ralph

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A +1 for Matt--good job. Ralph

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What OS are you trying to install and did the disk come with the computer (grey disk) or a retail version(Black Disk)?

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