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help, operating system installation failure
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Mar 22, 2001, 12:24 PM
 
hi, there:

I wold appreciate your time and dvice. I met a strange problem. I recently want to replace my old hard drive with new seagate 2.1g hard drive. However, when I try to install the OS 8 on the new one, it hangs at about 2/3 when "closing files...". I have exchange the hard drive once, but I still could not install the operating system successfully. Does anyone have suggestions?

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Mar 22, 2001, 05:29 PM
 
To solve your problem, some more information is needed. First off, is the drive really 2.1 gigs? That seems small for a new drive. Second, is is supported by the Mac OS? That is, did you initialize it with a Mac disk utility? Is it your only disk or is it secondary? Did you start up from the CD?

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