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Macbook will not recognize internal hard drive?

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November 10, 2012 1:19:21 PM

MacBook will not read internal hard drive. What is the probable cause?
November 10, 2012 4:49:59 PM

Hi :) 

Failed hard drive...

All the best Brett :) 
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November 10, 2012 5:05:24 PM

Brett,

I forgot to mention the hard drive(s) that I tried will not work internally but all work on usb external. Why?

Thanks

~MEK
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November 11, 2012 12:48:15 AM

crabster_64 said:
Brett,

I forgot to mention the hard drive(s) that I tried will not work internally but all work on usb external. Why?

Thanks

~MEK
Go to an Apple store and see what answers they come up.
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November 18, 2012 10:30:09 AM

crabster_64 said:
Brett,

I forgot to mention the hard drive(s) that I tried will not work internally but all work on usb external. Why?

Thanks

~MEK

How old is the MacBook? If its older you may be putting a SATA2 HD on a system that can only recognize SATA1...or some similar type of incompatablity. Most newer (2009+) can recognize SATA2. What is the year/model of the Macbook and what is the make/model of the hard drive?
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