Currently Being ModeratedDec 5, 2012 9:10 AM (in response to Silkfever)
On the new hard drive you mention, have you tried reinstalling the system from scratch? Also, have you tried replacing the SATA cable that connects the drive to the logic board (known failure point)?
Currently Being ModeratedDec 5, 2012 10:33 AM (in response to Courcoul)
yes, I have tried reinstalling from scratch. says it cant be done.
I havent tried replacing the sata cable yet, I will try that.