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HT2622: Troubleshooting: Mac mini won't turn on

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HT2622 I just migrated a Mac Mini to a Power Book, went fine. I zeroed out the mini and installed OS Lepeord now won't boot Folder w/ ?

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Nov 19, 2012 9:06 PM

Yes, the Mini will not recognise it's hard drive, after I zeroed it's HD out while mounted in Target Mode. I then took the Mini home. Using my iMac I then remotely installed Snow Leapord from an install disk.


I am running my Imac from the drive installed in the Mini via Fire Wire and installed all upgrades, works fine from here! For some reason (stupidity, most likely) it no longers boots itself; dumb luck vs computer skills. I'm quite sure all is well with both computer and it's Hard Drive. Possibly, I formatted it wrong/incorrectly. Someone out there knows what I did ... will you tell me now?

Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.6.8)
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