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[* black] Select your new hard drive from the left column in Disk Utility.
[* yellow] The correct partition type needs to be set for your new hard drive.
[* black] If it's a brand-new hard drive, it may have no partition listed.
[* black] For an '''Intel'''-based machine, you should have "GUID Partition Table" listed.
[* black] For a '''Power-PC'''-based machine, you should have "Apple Partition Map" listed.
[* black] If the incorrect partition type is listed, proceed to the next step to delete and re-create the partition. If not, proceed to step 24.
[* icon_caution] '''Warning:''' Deleting the partition will erase the entire contents of the partition. Make sure you have selected the new hard drive!